NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
Concern over level of air pollutants
The Environmental Protection Agency has found that levels of certain cancer causing pollutants in Ireland are significantly above the levels recommended by the World Health Organization.
9 in Connecticut Being Watched for Symptoms of Ebola
Though they do not appear to be sick, nine people who may have been exposed to the virus have been told to stay at home and are being monitored by public health authorities.
Scientists Consider Repurposing Robots for Ebola
A problem is that mobile robots now lack the human levels of dexterity required in medicine and health care.
Experts aim to reduce stillbirths
Health experts launch a five-year programme that aims to halve the number of stillbirths, newborn deaths and baby brain injuries in the UK.
Analysis: Plan 'packs a punch'
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England
ED doctors concerned about Ebola
Doctors working in Emergency Departments (EDs) have queried whether Ireland would be able to cope with an Ebola threat given the high rate of overcrowding in the country's hospitals.
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WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
Will the Banks 7-2 vote on interest rates entice consumers to spend? | Phillip Inman
Rates will remain steady for now, but mortgage payers might play a cautious hand after all the will they, wont they discussion
Bank of England committee voted 7-2 to keep interest rates steady
'Nine million have TB' - WHO report
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.