- Councils reject 2 in 3 for care October 7, 2015Two-thirds of older and disabled people who turn to their local councils in England for help with care are turned away, figures show.
- Fast-tracked skin cancer drug approved October 7, 2015A new drug for advanced skin cancer should be made available on the NHS in England, a health body has recommended.
- Ovarian transplants are 'safe option' October 7, 2015Ovarian transplants are a safe and effective way for women who have had cancer to have their own children, a study suggests.
- Migration rules need re-think - NHS boss October 6, 2015A re-think of immigration rules which protect ballet dancers but not vital foreign nurses need re-thinking, the head of the NHS in England says.
- UK end-of-life care 'best in world' October 6, 2015End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.
- Minister says sorry over mesh implants October 6, 2015Scotland's health minister apologises to women who were left with severe complications following a procedure to treat prolapse and bladder problems.
- Inquests for 'abuse' homes deaths October 6, 2015Inquests will be held into the deaths of a number of patients at care homes at the centre of an alleged abuse scandal in south Wales.
- Minister backs doctors over contract October 5, 2015A former Conservative health minister has criticised the Government's handling of controversial reforms to junior doctors' contracts.
- Nobel Prize for anti-parasite drugs October 5, 2015The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to two teams for their groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.
- Organ donation law changes finalised October 6, 2015New organ donation rules which presume consent are finalised by AMs.