An additional 39,074 people died in 2015, compared with the previous year. And the latest data shows that the trend continues.
If you're having a knee or hip replacement this handy tool will be able to tell you about your recovery.
Our research suggests older people aren't being admitted inappropriately.
Passing on health information of 'migrants' seeking help goes against doctor-patient confidentiality and also poses a public health risk. A doctor spells out her concerns.
Along with an increase in demand, NHS ambulance services are seeing a growth in patient safety incidents.
Long waits, job losses and problems with bed-blocking are a systemic problem for the NHS that seemingly won’t go away. But all is not lost.
The norovirus costs the NHS in excess of £100 million – the equivalent of employing over 3,000 specialist nurses.
A new diagnostic smartphone app is a modern move for the health provider.
There appears to be a fundamental mismatch between politicians and clinicians views of the crisis, so here are the facts.
Seventeen years ago, the Department of Health berated the NHS for not learning lessons about patient safety. What's changed?
From April 2017, payments to adult mental health services in the UK must be linked to outcomes. But it's a bad idea.
Unless the government matches spending by other Western governments, the health service will fail.
Theresa May shouldn't look to France, Germany or Switzerland for alternative healthcare models. They have problems of their own.
Trials into the effectiveness of drugs and treatments struggle to recruit enough participants, yet we rely on their results anyway.
Poor testing methods and antibiotic use by GPs and urologists has left thousands of women with crippling infections.
Harsh tales of mothers and fathers thrust into the court system as they seek the best treatment for a sick child are a warning.
Listen up junior doctors, here is your survival guide.
A judge has found that NHS England cannot reasonably refuse to fund anti-HIV drugs for gay men. This is a major step forward.
More people will go into nursing after bursaries are scrapped, but fewer than the NHS needs.
Some 85% of research into drugs and treatments ends up on the cutting room floor but not all of that should.