Pledge to end smoking in England by 2030

The ambition is part of a range of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill health.

‘I had chemo for breast cancer that never existed’

Sarah Boyle underwent chemotherapy and a mastectomy before the mistake was noticed.

Police must offer women detainees period products under new rules

Campaigners say change will help to preserve the dignity of women, non-binary and trans detainees.

UK newborn baby screening 'not good enough'

Newborn screening checks for rare but serious health conditions are not happening, says a charity.

Contaminated blood inquiry: Karisa Jones speaks of 'nightmare' diagnosis

A widow tells the contaminated blood inquiry of both her and her husband's infections.

Canned laughter 'makes jokes funnier'

It works for "dad jokes" too, according to researchers who tried it out on 72 volunteers.

Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

Tafida Raqeeb: Parents' bid to get daughter treated goes to High Court

Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.

UK weather: How to keep cool and carry on in a heatwave

With temperatures set to soar in the coming days, how can the UK keep cool and carry on?

'How I got to medical school via A&E and the chicken shop'

Yousef used to spend hours hanging around the High Street with mates, until an injury changed his life.