Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

Mistakes made by the NHS in England could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.

Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

Even unsweetened drinks are acidic and should not be drunk between meals, researchers say.

MPs debate changes to organ donations law

A bill which would introduce "opt-out" consent rules in England passes its first stage in Parliament.

Stephen Fry recovering from prostate cancer surgery

The presenter had surgery for prostate cancer and says "it all seemed to go pretty well".

'Mini-tumours' created to battle cancer

The lab-grown versions made from a patient's cancer can predict whether drugs will actually work.

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Scientists hail "good news for patients" as analysis finds 21 drugs reduce symptoms of depression.

Are sick migrants avoiding NHS doctors over deportation fears?

Should doctors continue to hand over names and addresses to immigration officers, asks the NHS in England.

Warning over fake piercing magnet craze

One 12-year-old boy had to have part of his bowel removed after swallowing the magnetic balls.

Consultants criticise 'catastrophic' rise in 12-hour A&E waits

Hospital consultants warn over patient safety as the longest waits to be seen in emergency units rise.

NHS 'dangerously' short of 100,000 staff

Figures show one in 12 posts in England is unfilled - enough to staff 10 large hospitals.