The city of Manchester now has control over it's NHS budget, but what does this mean in real terms?
Once adept at gliding through the corridors of power, new threats face the sages of the business and policy world.
Sending mentally ill adults and children long distances for care is unacceptable and must end.
A disease which can mimic the slow march of old age is especially cruel and challenging for those in the prime of life.
Instead of scouring the developing world for healthcare staff, we should be doing more to help doctors and nurses arriving here as refugees to join in.
One of the UK's most senior nurses has been forced to apologise after publicly attacking professional practice. Here's the case for the defence.
An examination of orthopedic surgery and knee replacement showed that higher payments were associated with markets dominated by a few large physician groups.
Britain's local healthcare system of small time gatekeepers should become stronger networks of powerful providers.
When one in six hospitalisations of older patients are due to harm from their medicines, then something is going seriously wrong.
More than 700,000 people die each year from antibiotic-resistant infections. The World Health Organisation is trying to end the age of ignorance to protect this global common good.
Women in northern Nigeria are not going for cancer screenings early enough. There are myriad social, cultural and economic reasons for this. But early detection would save their lives.
Drones could provide an essential cargo-carrying service in rural areas where there are fewer clinics, less healthcare workers and limited transport services.
Having 'approved' poor quality, privacy-busting and clinically dubious apps, the NHS Health App Library closes - but it didn't need to be this way.
The health system Muhammadu Buhari inherited in Nigeria is not performing at an optimal level. It has poor governance at the primary health care level and weak collaboration and co-ordination.
The NHS has always used incentives to shape doctors' behaviour but the latest payments are a blunt instrument.
Australians are picking up some of the slack of government belt-tightening by paying more for health, with experts concerned this could reduce the equity in Australia's health system.
Five new European studies say dementia occurrence is stable or falling. Our panic may have been unnecessary.
Repeated data panics have left the public in a state of anger and confusion. How does NHS England fix the problem?
Take one mental health issue, then add the label of a disorder, then see if therapists apply their own prejudices.
Robotic surgeon assistants are growing in popularity, but aren't always team players.