Some cancer patients are being “written off” as being too old for treatment, a charity has warned.
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Wednesday 16 November 2011
Medical leaders want to extend the smoking ban to cars after research found "compelling" evidence to support the move.
Friday 02 September 2011
The Government today described as "disappointing" a call by the British Medical Association (BMA) for it to withdraw or significantly amend its health reforms, which posed an "unacceptably high risk to the NHS".
Friday 19 August 2011
An influential committee of MPs launched a stinging attack on the private finance initiative (PFI) yesterday and claimed it offered taxpayers "poor value for money".
Thursday 11 August 2011
The number of NHS patients waiting more than three months for tests has increased nine-fold in a year.
Monday 01 August 2011
We badly need an alcohol strategy, but executives from the drinks industry are not the people we want writing it.
Monday 01 August 2011
The alcohol industry has tightened its grip on a key government policy-making committee that is responsible for reducing the harm of excessive drinking.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Doctors have demanded a change in the rules on organ donation to save more lives.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Some doctors are to argue against moves towards an organ donation system of presumed consent in the UK.
Monday 27 June 2011
Wednesday 08 June 2011
David Cameron was confident and fluent in his keynote speech on the NHS yesterday but its content did not add up to much. The five pledges he made were anodyne: he wants to spend more, keep waiting lists low, improve integrated care not hinder it, and all the rest. He could hardly have said the opposite.
Saturday 23 April 2011
"Even its staunchest defenders would struggle to describe chess as sexy, but the growing stature of Magnus Carlson could change all that. Not only is the 20-year-old Norwegian the number two ranked chess player in the world, but he is also carving out a highly successful career in the world of fashion modelling."
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Monday 18 April 2011
David Cameron signalled yesterday that the overhaul of the National Health Service could be delayed in the face of resistance from doctors and nurses.
Friday 15 April 2011
Nursing leaders dealt another blow to ministers yesterday by voting overwhelmingly to ballot for industrial action if the Government attempted to freeze their pay.
Thursday 14 April 2011
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
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