NHS

Proton cancer therapy 'proves effective'

A cancer treatment at the centre of an NHS controversy in 2014 causes fewer side effects in children than conventional radiotherapy, according to new research.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

Meningitis B petition rejected

Offering the meningitis B vaccine to all children is "not cost effective" and would be a waste of NHS money, the government says.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Proton cancer therapy 'proves effective'

A cancer treatment at the centre of an NHS controversy in 2014 causes fewer side effects in children than conventional radiotherapy, according to new research.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Robin Williams' health 'a nightmare'

Comedian Robin Williams had health problems that would have killed him within three years if he had not ended his own life, his widow has said.

October 7, 2015
October 7, 2015

Fast-tracked skin cancer drug approved

A new drug for advanced skin cancer should be made available on the NHS in England, experts recommend.