Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread

A fall in uptake of the MMR vaccine means the UK has lost its measles-free status.

Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.

The little-known spinal injury 'costing the NHS millions'

Cauda equina syndrome requires decompression surgery within hours to avoid catastrophic damage.

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant

Keith Castle was the first UK heart recipient to live for more than five years afterwards.

Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link

Twenty UK women are taking legal action over a rare type of breast implant-related cancer.

Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

The fungus was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now a problem in hospitals across the world.

Patients who cannot eat food 'fear for lives'

Problems making "liquid nutrition" have led to a national emergency, the NHS says.

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre 'may lose proton beam therapy'

Aging proton beam technology at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre may not be replaced, health bosses warn.

'Hundreds' seek private clinics for medical cannabis

Private cannabis clinics have now opened in the UK, charging up to £800 per month for prescriptions.

Ipswich Hospital blackout caused by faulty battery

Ipswich Hospital was affected during the UK-wide power outage last Friday.