Serious question-marks about who would be in charge in the event of a national health emergency are hanging over the UK, MPs have warned.
BREAKING: Labour have a policy. A whole one. Not a mouldy one they've peeled out from the bottom pages of an old manifesto and shoved into the microwave, or an indignant criticism of a Conservative policy.
Britain's psychotics and schizophrenia sufferers are frightened "far too much of the time" and need more support, an MP has said.
Ministers have been left red-faced after it emerged the government had got its figures wrong on the number of playing fields sold off under the coalition.
The coalition's decision to abandon rules ensuring outdoor space per school pupil is coming under fire from campaigners after the Olympics.
GPs must do more than monitor Britain's growing obesity problem.
Government alcohol guidelines should be revised to recommend two dry days every week, MPs have said.
Promoting plant-based eating would give us another possible chance at slimming down and enjoying good health.
It looks like Labour's anti-poverty agenda before the crash was a heroic effort at running up a down escalator.
Plans to create a new body overseeing public health in England will only succeed if the organisation is able to "speak truth unto power", MPs have said.
Smokers are a new persecuted minority, according to a new report by privacy campaigners.
Andrew Lansley is responsible for the increase in deaths from swine flu last winter, Labour has said.
The morning-after pill will now be offered for free in pharmacies across Wales.
Proposed legislation ensuring that alcohol advertising should not be targeted at children has been backed by medical experts.
The government has failed to lay out a plan to tackle spiralling food prices, a report has said.
The government's claims of having secured a deal with the alcohol industry were in disarray today after health groups pulled out.
The government has delayed the implementation of a point-of-sale display ban but pushed ahead with plain packaging proposals.
Drug addicts who refuse government support will face losing some of their benefits, under new government plans.
Theresa May's pledge to 'tear up' Labour's 24-hour drinking Licensing Act quickly unravelled today after it emerged pubs and clubs would still be able to open 24 hours a day.
It's difficult to be critical when there's a new baby in the family - but one of the toughest problems facing modern Britain remains the dramatically high figures for teenage pregnancy.
David Cameron has indicated his support for local bans on cheap alcohol but refused to implement a national level policy, according to a report.
Labour leadership contenders have jumped to criticise Downing Street's intervention on free milk for under-fives, after David Cameron quashed a junior minister's proposal yesterday.
The meat of the offspring of a cloned cow was eaten in the UK last year, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned.
The inequality in life expectancy in the UK is as bad as it was in the Great Depression, new research has found.
Parents who consistently fail to address their child's obesity should be prepared for child protection officers to step in, medical experts have argued.