'Quiet epidemic' of UK male cancer
June 18 Action is needed to fight a "quiet epidemic" of oesophageal cancer, which is on the rise in the UK, particularly in men, say cancer experts.
Pregnancy drinking confusion warning
June 17 Confusing messages about how much alcohol is safe to drink in pregnancy is making it difficult for the NHS to tackle substance misuse, experts warn.
Patients to vet standards of care
June 17 Patients are being asked to give their views on a radical overhaul of standards for NHS hospitals.
NHS 'needs to simplify urgent care'
June 17 The NHS in England needs to provide a much simpler and co-ordinated system of round-the-clock urgent and emergency care, a review of services says.
Knighthood for cancer gene scientist
June 15 The scientist who identified one of the genes that causes breast cancer has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Steep rise in longest NHS waiting
June 14 Figures show a sharp rise in the number of patients waiting more than 36 weeks for NHS treatment in Wales.
Savita death review finds failings
June 14 A Health Service Executive review into the death of a woman who was refused an abortion at an Irish hospital has identified failings in her health care.
Breast cancer risk up for UK Asians
June 14 The breast cancer risk for British Asian women has increased, a study carried out in Leicester has suggested.