BBC Health News

BBC Health News

The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.

General election 2019: Labour say NHS figures show decline in GP services

The NHS Digital figures show a rise in patients having to wait more than two weeks in October.
5 days 2 hours ago

General election 2019: Labour and Lib Dems pledge wider access to HIV drug

The parties say anyone who needs it should be able to access the HIV prevention drug, PrEP.
5 days 4 hours ago

Manchester Arena attack: Survivor Martin Hibbert defies diagnosis

Martin Hibbert was left paralysed from the waist down after the bomb blast in May 2017.
6 days 13 hours ago

Scale of Shropshire maternity failings 'may never be known'

Babies and mothers died amid a "toxic" culture at an NHS hospital trust stretching back four decades.
6 days 16 hours ago

Smartphone 'addiction': Young people 'panicky' when denied mobiles

Psychiatrists warn a quarter of young people have addictive behaviour towards their smartphones.
1 week 3 hours ago