A hospital trust has apologised after a surgical glove was left inside a patient following an operation.
Elaine Seaborne, 67, was forced to the ground and suffered serious bite injuries
Tests show that drug is effective against the same kind of chronic bacterial infections that have killed hospital patients
Death of Temir Issakunov is the first case of bubonic plague in the country for over 30 years
Sometimes private clinics wouldn't bother suggesting a cheap drug like paracetamol when they could profit from prescribing more expensive versions
A nurse who was arrested and then later freed over the alleged poisoning deaths of hospital patients is to sue the police.
Team Sky director Sir Dave Brailsford says the condition of Bradley Wiggins will be assessed overnight after the ailing Briton lost further ground on Vincenzo Nibali in the race for the overall lead in the Giro d'Italia.
Up to half a million patients with chronic low back pain may be suffering from an infection that can be treated with antibiotics.
Drastic warnings from the Government’s Chief Medical Officer about the coming threat from antibiotic-resistant bacteria were echoed today by the Health Protection Agency.
Britain's health system could slip back by 200 years unless the "catastrophic threat" of antibiotic resistance is successfully tackled, the Government's Chief Medical Officer warns today.
Research reveals that antibiotic-resistant organisms are gaining a hold on dairy industry
David Phelan confesses to preferring analogue to digital when it comes to books
Global epidemic of C. difficile that killed thousands were caused by two separate strains
Natalie Hemme suffered a rare allergic reaction after being bitten on the wrist by a house spider
Daniel Sturridge has revealed the agony of meningitis left him struggling even to walk as he thanked Chelsea's doctors for rescuing his Olympic dream.