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Coroner accuses consultant of using risky experimental cancer treatments

A cancer doctor linked to ten deaths continued to practise for six years because hospital chiefs ignored up to 40 warnings about him, an inquest heard. ...

Nepalese doctor who’s lived in the UK for 16 years to be deported

A Nepalese NHS doctor who has lived in Britain for almost 16 years faces deportation after being told to take her ‘skills and experience’ back to her h...

One in four evening and weekend GP appointments unused, research reveals

Research suggesting that one in four evening and weekend GP appointments in England are going unfilled has been described as “shocking” by critics of t...

Healthcare professional becomes third person infected with monkeypox in England

A medical worker has become the third person diagnosed with monkeypox in England, less than a month after the infection first appeared in the country. T...

NHS cancer hospital may have to delay treatment due to staff shortages

An NHS cancer hospital may have to make patients wait to undergo chemotherapy, or reduce the amount of treatment that dying patients receive, because it ha...

Top GP issues mental health warning as 400 doctors die by suicide

Professor Clare Gerada has called on the Government to improve support available to doctors, amid data showing over 400 doctors died by suicide in just fou...

NHS cancels 14% of operations at last minute due to lack of resources, research finds

One in seven NHS hospital operations are being cancelled just before they are due to take place, often because of a lack of beds, staff or operating theatr...

Vascular surgeon ‘punched doctor over whether the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg was attractive’

A leading surgeon punched a fellow doctor during a night out at a restaurant after he became enraged at an alcohol fuelled discussion mocking BBC reporter ...

RCN chief steps down in wake of row over ‘misrepresented’ NHS pay deal

The head of the trade union and professional body which represents 435,000 nurses, midwives and students has stepped down in the face of criticism over how...

NHS unprepared for no-deal Brexit, leaked letter from providers warns

Hospitals face running out of drugs in a chaotic no-deal Brexit, the group that represents NHS hospital and ambulance service has privately warned. Poor...

NHS staffing crisis in England getting worse, official figures show

The NHS is facing a deepening staffing crisis as hospitals report growing shortages of doctors, nurses, midwives and therapists, official figures have reve...