NHS pressures

British Medical Association (BMA) – This briefing warns that the NHS in England is unlikely to recover from the pressure it faces during the winter, with trends suggesting that the health system is entering a state of year-round crisis. The analysis of NHS performance data shows that bed occupancy, delayed transfers of care and A&E waiting times are all increasing…

Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

The modified drug might help put an end to resistant superbug infections, experts hope.

News story: Prince Harry unveils the UK team for the Invictus Games 2017

A 90-strong team of Service personnel and veterans will represent the UK at the Toronto Games in September.

Scientists find that smoking harms livers of unborn babies

Researchers find that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is harmful to developing liver cells.

News story: UK Armed Forces recognised for support to UN Peacekeeping

UK Armed Forces personnel have been recognised for their efforts to support Peacekeeping around the world.