A small study of doctors who are completing their training to become GPs found only two in three plan to work in NHS general practice, influenced by their experience during training.
Carrying extra weight could raise the risk of heart attack by more than a quarter, even for someone who is otherwise healthy, researchers say.
All babies born in Scotland from today to be given a box of essential items in a bid to tackle inequality and promote health
Nurses living in London are being offered free tickets to the House of Common music festival in a gesture of gratitude to the capital's emergency and public sector workers.
RCN says trusts over-reliant on unregistered staff
Researchers have called for better support in the community for people with dementia after a study found that patients are increasingly relying on emergency care as they near death, except for residents of care homes.
A hospital's award-winning scheme – which helps patients recover faster from surgery side effects by keeping them hydrated pre-operation – is being shared nationwide.
The charity supports nurses experiencing hardship.
Mothers who had a troubled childhood are more likely to have children with emotional and behavioural difficulties, according to a study.
A scheme in which pharmacists help patients stick to their drug regimens could save NHS England £517.6 million in the long term and should be allowed to continue, a team of health economists says.
Nursing student Christina O'Loughlin has had a tram named after her in her home city of Nottingham.
Common anti-allergy medicines could prove to be an effective treatment for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) without the risk of bleeding, according to new research.
Strategies for correcting misinformation about the dangers of vaccinations have the opposite effect and reinforce ill-founded beliefs, suggesting that public health campaigns need more testing, a study says.
Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have reduced levels of ‘good’ cholesterol, say researchers.
Smokers who undergo a CT scan of their lungs are more likely to quit than those who do not, a study suggests, with screening providing a chance to get smoking cessation support.
Stroke survivors who seem fully recovered are at a heightened risk of dying or experiencing a heart attack for at least five years after the event, highlighting the need for long-term monitoring, research has shown.
Tall men are at greater risk of dying from aggressive prostate cancer, and the risk also increases for those with bigger waistlines, scientists claim.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) chief executive Jackie Smith received a pay rise of almost £20,000 in the past year, according to the regulator’s annual report.