Alexander Fleming's work has helped countless people over the last nine decades.
Patients may be at risk while chaperones fail to act impartially.
Weight stigma at the doctors can be mentally and physically harmful.
The internet can help answer patients' lingering questions.
... in fact, it can make you sick.
Modern healthcare specialises, but as the population ages, many patients need more general care.
A study that shows GPs are prescribing about five million too many antibiotic scripts a year means we have to take a radical new approach to reducing use of these drugs.
More than a third of GPs have had no training on autism.
Both GPs and patients need to wake up to the immediate risk that antibiotic misuse poses.
Doctors aren't trained to deal with problem gamblers despite the heavy toll on health this addiction takes.
Letting patients have access to their electronic health records may be a benefit for some. For others, it could create a living hell.
We can't keep blaming the MMR-autism scare – there are other forces at play.
Data-privacy advocates may have won the care.data battle, but it looks like they're about to lose the war.
Pay-for-performance for doctors works brilliantly ... but only in theory.
GPs are worried that the WorkCover claims process worsens patients' health and are encouraging them to not pursue it, a study has found.
Britain's local healthcare system of small time gatekeepers should become stronger networks of powerful providers.
David Cameron promised a seven days a week GP service by 2020, but without considering the possible knock-on effects
The health secretary should consider the history of his predecessors all the way back to Aneurin Bevan when it comes to keeping doctors happy.
NHS moves to help staff become healthier but GPs are under pressure.
Australia spent $16 billion on GP-related health care in 2012-13. Given that our public health system means each of us is paying for health care through our taxes, what should we expect from doctors?