No target for most ambulance calls

Targets for ambulance response times in Wales are to be dropped for all but the most life-threatening calls under a Welsh government trial.

Suspected Mers virus shuts A&E unit

A suspected outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome temporarily shuts a Manchester hospital’s A&E unit. More details and a ‘MERS in 60 seconds’ video by the BBC…

‘Common sense’ plea over ambulance speeding fines

Ambulance trusts in England are paying staff to appeal against thousands of speeding fines, despite 98% being blue light emergencies…

BBC Health

Viagra ‘added to Chinese alcohol’

Communities and local govt

News story: Official response to provisional CMA report

Communities and local govt

Press release: All public sector employees who work directly with the public to have fluent English

BBC Health

Ice bucket challenge: What’s happened since?

BBC Health

VIDEO: Keeping track of HIV in Malawi