Denis Campbell, The Guardian

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Vaccine shown to prolong life of patients with aggressive brain cancer

Trial results suggest people with newly diagnosed glioblastoma could potentially be given extra years of life → Read More

Sexually transmitted infections on the rise among over-65s in England

Increase in sexual activity among older people and popularity of chemsex are driving trend, say researchers → Read More

Health secretary to meet six unions in bid to avert wave of strikes across NHS

Industrial action to begin within weeks unless deals can be reached on unions’ demands for pay awards well above inflation → Read More

NHS staff ‘petrified’ of how bad winter will be at hospitals in England

Doctors and nurses fear they will be unable to cope with flu, Covid and cost of living crisis, bosses say → Read More

Nurses’ strike could delay surgery for up to 3m people in England

Those living in south-west, north-west and London most likely to have care disrupted, research suggests → Read More

Army could answer 999 calls if ambulance workers in England strike

Use of military personnel ‘not unrealistic’ says official as NHS and government draw up plans to keep service going → Read More

Nurses across UK vote to go on strike for first time in dispute over pay

NHS braces for prolonged period of industrial action by health workers over the winter and into next year → Read More

Nurses’ strike: what’s at stake and how will it affect patients?

Health unions have rejected government’s pay offer while RCN seeks above-inflation pay rise → Read More

NHS England to offer ‘potentially life-saving’ drug for aggressive breast cancer

Women with triple negative breast cancer will gain access to pembrolizumab after deal with its manufacturer → Read More

‘No fat left to trim’: how spending cuts could affect UK government

As Rishi Sunak warns of a ‘profound economic challenge’, struggling departments face reduced budgets → Read More

Young people to be prescribed surfing and dancing by NHS to help anxiety

Study to assess if ‘social prescribing’ such as surfing or rollerskating can stop conditions worsening while on waiting lists → Read More

Nurse recruitment drive launched by NHS England amid acute shortages

Campaign celebrates nursing as varied and fulfilling, but union says only higher pay will make lasting difference → Read More

NHS to offer epilepsy patients new form of laser surgery

Move will help up to 150 patients a year whose condition has not responded positively to anti-seizure drugs → Read More

Thousands at risk as A&E queues stop NHS paramedics attending 999 calls

Paramedics in England missing 117,000 urgent calls each month, as CQC warns of ‘worrying new status quo’ → Read More

Care substandard at 39% of maternity units in England, NHS watchdog finds

Care Quality Commission reports deteriorating services and ‘the same concerns emerging again and again’ → Read More

Maternity care is not on a journey of obvious improvement

History suggests that reports exposing NHS failings do not banish the culture that harms babies and mothers → Read More

East Kent inquiry: dozens of babies and mothers died or injured in childbirth

Damning report finds ‘shocking and uncomfortable’ failings at major NHS trust caused ‘significant harm’ to families → Read More

Coffey’s ‘ultra-libertarian’ health stance risks lives, Tory ex-minister warns

MP and doctor Dan Poulter says health secretary’s ideas over ‘nanny statism’ are preventing action on obesity and smoking → Read More

New NHS genetic testing service ‘could save thousands of children’ in England

Rapid analysis of patients’ entire genome will allow treatment to begin much faster → Read More

Nurses across UK to vote in first ever RCN strike ballot over pay

Major disruption to NHS over winter feared if ballot of 300,000 staff over 5% pay increase results in industrial action → Read More