Stephen Knowles asked to be spared punishment because of 'two and a half years of grief'
Chancellor announces £325m boost for controversial sustainability and transformation plans
Campaigners say health service spending ‘nowhere near enough’ as government accused of enabling further NHS privatisation
Woman in her 70s reportedly told to get private health insurance and reapply in five years' time
Exclusive: Doctors warn of growing crisis that risks patient safety after huge cuts to specialist mental heath beds
The Chancellor said a better than expected performing economy would mean more money would be held aside for Brexit, not spent on the NHS
'The crisis is here now,' Shadow Chancellor tells Andrew Marr
Today's poll for The Independent confirms that the NHS is the people's priority for public spending – which the Prime Minister will ignore at her peril
Exclusive: ‘The public are not seeing the positives of what should happen – they are just seeing a picture of cuts,’ Dr Sarah Wollaston says
Wanting a baby isn’t like wanting a new car or a bigger home. It is a need, one of the most natural and strongest instincts we can experience as humans, and one that cannot be ignored
The Labour leader will tell an NHS rally that the Chancellor must give the NHS and social care the funding it needs
Hydrocortisone tablets are used by people with adrenal insufficiency, a life-threatening condition. Around 943,000 packets of the tablets were distributed over the last year, according to the CMA.
But Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt denies Labour claims of a 'cover-up' and insists no evidence has yet been found of patients being put at risk
Doctors are starting to realise that there are major differences between men and women when it comes to heart disease and overlooking female-specific symptoms could have fatal consequences
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Changes to medical negligence rules will also push up motor insurance premiums - possibly by 'hundreds of pounds' according to the industry