Hospital waiting times at worst-ever level

Record numbers in England are on hospital waiting lists, while A&E delays highest since target introduced.

Complementary cancer therapies 'do more harm than good'

Garlic and ginger pills can delay the healing of skin wounds when breast cancer spreads, expert says.

Flu vaccine delay for schoolchildren across Scotland

A UK-wide shortage of the nasal spray is leading to delays in school flu programmes across Scotland.

General election 2019: Labour vows to outspend Tories on the NHS

The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.

Northern Ireland's nurses set for December strike

Nurses will hold a 12-hour strike on 18 December, with more action planned before the new year.

Ebola vaccine approved as second jab trialled

A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Vaping nearly killed me, says British teenager

Vaping caused a catastrophic reaction in Ewan Fisher's lungs that meant he could not breathe.

Some people 'genetically wired' to avoid some vegetables

An inherited gene makes certain healthy foods taste exceptionally bitter and unpleasant, according to researchers.

Project Nightingale: Google accesses trove of US patient data

The tech giant has struck a deal with huge US health firm Ascension, giving it access to the records.

Children 'become less active during primary years'

Between the ages of six and 11, children became 17 minutes less active per week every year - study.