NHS told to ditch 'outdated' pagers

The health secretary wants to scrap the “archaic technology” which costs the NHS about £6.6m a year.

Flu vaccine 'working better for children'

It is 87% effective in two to 17-year-olds against the main flu strain, mid-season data suggests.

PTSD affects 'one in 13 by age of 18'

Researchers say, with many young people not receiving support, the study should be a "wake-up call".

Psychiatric care saved me - Richard Coles

Pop star-turned-vicar the Reverend Richard Coles had clinical depression at the age of 17.

Princess Royal Maternity Hospital: Dead babies had 'extremely rare' infection

Two babies who died in a Glasgow maternity hospital had been infected with a bacterium never seen before in Scotland.

Ambulance service 'destroyed my health'

An ambulance worker who won an unfair dismissal case recorded a boss talking about "pummelling" him.

Sepsis campaigner takes son's ashes to Buckingham Palace

Melissa Mead takes the ashes of her son William in a teddy bear to Buckingham Palace to collect an MBE.

Asthma: Young people in the UK 'more likely to die'

The UK lags behind other wealthy nations across a number of health indicators, a report finds.

Sepsis test could show results 'in minutes'

Researchers are developing a test they hope will one day help detect the condition in minutes.

Shark DNA could help cure cancer and age-related illnesses in humans

A new study maps the DNA of sharks and experts believe their genes could help cure human diseases.