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NHS misses A&E waiting time target

United Kingdom - June 4 2013 The BBC has reported that the NHS in England missed its A&E waiting time target in the first three months of the year. Patients should be seen...

'More support needed' for patients after intensive care

United Kingdom - May 28 2013 The BBC has reported that a recent study suggests that many intensive care patients suffer moderate to severe pain up to a year after leaving...

'Weight loss gut bacterium' found

United Kingdom - May 15 2013 Bacteria that live in the gut have been used to reverse obesity and Type-2 diabetes in animal studies. The BBC has reported that research published...

'Heart healing virus' trial starts

United Kingdom - May 2 2013 Patients in the UK are to start a trial to see if an engineered virus can be used to heal their damaged and struggling hearts. This is the first...

NHS to treat patients in 'health hotels' to relieve pressure on hospital beds

United Kingdom - April 23 2013 NHSbosses are considering whether thousands of patients should be treated in new 'health hotels' rather than on wards in an effort to relieve the...