New CQC report reveals pockets of bad practice and serious lapses in safety standards
Britons should be given vaccination record cards and be advised it is their “civic duty” to get immunised, experts recommend on Tuesday, warning that increasing migration, an ageing population and the growth of antibiotic resistance is increasing the threat posed by infectious diseases.
Britain has fourth highest meningitis B levels in Europe
HPA scientists found evidence of link between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix jab and narcolepsy cases in children
The decision came after the father of the girls brought the case to the High Court in September
The vaccine known as "RTS,S", made by GlaxoSmithKline, was the first "candidate" vaccine against malaria and was initially developed as long ago as 1987. This fact alone indicates just how difficult and tortuous it is to manufacture a safe, reliable and effective vaccine against the malaria parasite.
British drug company GlaxoSmithKline seeking regulatory approval for vaccine to prevent disease which kills around 660,000 people every year
Two people were killed and up to 20 more injured after Taliban militants used a bomb to target a team delivering polio vaccination drops to children in north-west Pakistan.
Cancer Research UK says that the technique shows 'real potential'
Gloucestershire remains a hotspot for clashes between protesters against the cull and the farmers and landowners who support it
5,000 badgers are expected to be culled in a controlled shooting
Festivals are nothing new, despite their contemporary popularity. From the extraordinary eruptions of outdoor religious revival gatherings to vegetarian, teetotal, anti-vaccinationist rallies, Philip Hoare charts their history
Yes, if you think it’s wrong to give a woman who campaigns against child vaccinations a spot on America’s top daytime talk show
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson pledged to eradicate disease from English cattle within 25 years
The majority of doctors, nurses and front line health workers were not vaccinated against flu last winter, official figures have revealed.
The battle against the deadly ash dieback disease has received an important boost after scientists unscrambled the genetic blueprint of a tree with an extremely rare resistance to the killer fungus.