Junior doctors are talking out on a two-day stoppage
'It is not credible to call for imposition to be lifted when they refused to negotiate on the one remaining issue of Saturday pay that separates the two sides,' says DoH
And nearly two-thirds of people support a partial strike
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
The Health Secretary will answer questions in a seperate Commons session on Tuesday
Medics find it difficult to tell patients they are dying, with some 'thrown in at the deep end'
99.4% of junior doctors have voted to begin 3 proposed days of action, starting this week, over 'threatened imposition' of new contracts
Community director of student site says: “The message being sent to our youth today is ‘why bother with medicine?’”
Scabies is spreading like wildfire
Some cancer patients are being “written off” as being too old for treatment, a charity has warned.
New government plans mean patients must prove they are not foreigners – or be charged for life-saving treatment
Measure was one of the key recommendations of a report into the fallout from the Mid Staffordshire scandal
Chairs for Lewisham and Hull said commissioning while continuing their clinical role as family doctors had become unmanageable
Labour condemns 'most audacious sell-off to date'
Doctors say that patient demand has become unmanageable
People will be considered as having consented for organ donation unless they use the 'opt-out' system