UK medical staff end four-hour strike

Thousands of nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, who were on a four-hour strike over payment rise, ended their protest on Monday morning.

4 babies in UK born with drug addiction every day

Four babies are born addicted to drugs in the United Kingdom every day, media reports said on Saturday quoting National Health Service (NHS) figures.

UK to recruit Indian doctors through Skype interviews

The UK is mulling recruiting around 50 doctors from India to tackle a staffing crisis, days after a court ruled against Indian-origin doctors, who alleged bias in Britain`s medical examination system.

Britain`s health service turns to India for help

Britain`s cash-strapped National Health Service (NHS) is planning to strike up a series of healthcare deals in India, including inviting Indian doctors to treat patients in UK, in a bid to boost its coffers.

Foreign doctors in NHS hospitals must speak English: UK govt

From April, foreign doctors wanting to treat patients in UK hospitals run by the National Health Service will have to prove they have the "necessary level" of English language skills, the government said.

Michelle Heaton fears not waking up from operation table

Singer Michelle Heaton who has been diagnosed with rare gene that causes cancer says her worst fear is not waking up after the operation is over.

Norovirus outbreaks rise in UK

Hospital outbreaks of norovirus in the UK have increased by a third.

Alert for women who had breast implants

Thousands of women could be at risk after it emerged that the breast implants made with industrial silicone used in beds had a very high rupture rate, a media report said Wednesday.

Indian-origin doctor rapped for botched operation in UK

An Indian-origin woman surgeon in the UK`s National Health Service has been found guilty of misconduct after accidentally removing 90% of a baby`s bladder during an operation described by a key medical panel as "catastrophic."