Patients who are well enough to leave hospital are sometimes unable to because of a lack of support being available in the community.
One woman’s recovery from a pregnancy nightmare
Four of the world's biggest tobacco firms begin a legal challenge to the government's new packaging rules, due to come into force in May.
A litter of IVF puppies has been born, paving the way for efforts to conserve endangered breeds and boosting efforts to fight human diseases,...
Being unhappy or stressed will not put you at a greater risk of dying, according to the UK's Million Women Study.
Vulnerable patients are getting stuck in hospital in England as delays discharging people hit record levels, figures show.
Two new NHS proton beam therapy facilities could offer treatment to 1,500 cancer patients a year when they open in the next few years.
Mexican authorities approve the use of the world's first vaccine against dengue fever, a deadly mosquito-borne disease.
The NHS has failed to investigate the unexpected deaths of more than 1,000 people since 2011, according to a report obtained by BBC News.
Vital care services for older and disabled people in England remain at risk - despite government attempts to protect the sector, care leaders say.
Vital care services for older and disabled people in England are still at risk - despite government attempts to protect the sector, care leaders...
The proportion of life spent in good health is increasing in England, even as life expectancy continues to rise, a study suggests.