By Gerald Heneghan Prescription charges in England are set to rise by 20p for each quantity of a drug or appliance as of April 1st 2013.
By Lauren Grice Hospital food improvement schemes have wasted more than £54 million, a new report from food and farming lobby group Sustain has claimed.
By Gerald Heneghan A tax on fizzy drinks and a ban on junk food advertising are just two of the measures being proposed by doctors in response to the UK’s worsening obesity epidemic.
By Gerald Heneghan War veterans are set to benefit from an £11 million boost in funding for the NHS.
By Gerald Heneghan A worker at Stafford Hospital has been suspended after a dummy was found taped to a four-month-old baby’s face.
By Laura Moulden Women with a significant familial history of breast cancer could be offered preventative treatment on the NHS.
A REVOLUTIONARY device which promises to improve women’s sex lives after pregnancy has become available on the NHS for the first time. The PelvicToner, which resembles a clothes peg, is designed to ease stress incontinence – a condition that can affect women after childbirth and when they enter the menopause. But its makers also claim [...]