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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...

GP ordered contract killing of financial adviser via ‘Chechen mob’ website, jury told

A retired GP from Dorset ordered the contract killing of a financial adviser via a website linked to mobsters in Chechnya, a jury has been told. David C...

Top cancer genetics professor quits job over bullying allegations

A leading light in the world of cancer genetics, who was honoured at the outstanding Asian women of achievement awards and given a CBE, has quit her job at...

Fax machines: NHS still reliant on ‘archaic’ technology with thousands still in use

Hospitals are still reliant on "archaic" fax machines with thousands still in use, a survey shows. Senior doctors said the continued use of the outdated...

Countess of Chester Hospital: Woman held in baby deaths probe

A "healthcare professional" has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to kill six others at a hospital. Cheshire Police sa...

Gosport hospital deaths: Drugs scandal ‘may be happening elsewhere’

An expert on hospital mortality data has said scandals such as the deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital could be being replicated elsewhere in the NHS. ...