Men wait an average of 49 minutes before being treated for abdominal pain. For women, the wait is 65 minutes for the same symptoms. It’s thought that this is because women are seen as exaggerating pain and being ‘dramatic’ due to sexist stereotypes
Health Secretary under fire for decision to 'unilaterally' impose a new contract after talks with the British Medical Association broke down
A study carried out last year found several cases, including two where patients died, of people who delayed seeking treatment because of concerns over the Health Secretary's comments
Thousands of junior doctors are due to strike on Wednesday over plans to change their contracts
Community director of student site says: “The message being sent to our youth today is ‘why bother with medicine?’”
Current contract offer will remain as basis for a futher four weeks of negotiations
At least £7 million has been spent on adapting equipment and services
The Health Secretary is appealing to junior doctors not to stage their first nationwide strike in more than three decades
Measure was one of the key recommendations of a report into the fallout from the Mid Staffordshire scandal
Labour has forced its new public health spokeswoman, Luciana Berger, to renounce her views on homeopathy.
Public health bodies are calling for a universal vaccine for both girls and boys in the UK
Rail companies have announced a complete ban on passengers using e-cigarettes anywhere inside stations.
People will be considered as having consented for organ donation unless they use the 'opt-out' system
After series of alleged blunders, British Medical Association says it has no confidence in CQC's ability to oversee health services
British Medical Association condemns 'very outdated view of women'
Only 19 per cent of GPs said that they would continue to be in the profession beyond the age of 64