7 July 2014
Welcome to Hugh's Views - as the first Health Editor for BBC News it will be my topical take on all things health related.
Fears are being raised the NHS in England will no longer be free at the point of use - up to now a key principle for the health service - within 10 years.
The new president of the Royal College of Surgeons says the 18-week waiting target for routine operations in England should be reviewed.
Parasites infected with malaria can hide inside bone marrow and evade the body's defences, research confirms.
Pregnant women or those who have just given birth need closer attention for signs of potentially life-threatening sepsis, a study says.
The number of organ transplants is continuing to rise, but the UK still lags behind other countries, official figures show.
2 July 2014
Medicine could soon be "cast back into the dark ages" unless action is taken to tackle the growing resistance to antibiotics, David Cameron says.
Child's blood 'cleaned' in UK transplant first
The website making it easier for disabled people
A guide to canine helpers
Will today's children really die earlier than their parents?
Exactly what is "raw" chocolate and is it more healthy?
Returning to education after chemotherapy
Prof Dame Sally Davies answers your questions
A former banking chairman describes dealing with depression
Learn about the man behind the greatest fraud in recent sporting history
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