Next week's 48-hour strike by junior doctors in England is suspended as Acas talks continue between the British Medical Association and the government.
Safe drinking limits are reduced by the UK's chief medical officers, with a stark warning that any amount of alcohol can damage health.
George Osborne says he is spending an "unprecedented" amount on the NHS. So why do critics insist there is a historic squeeze on budgets?
Few believe that the extra money will do much more than pay off the ever increasing deficits and meet increased pension demands.
Warnings are coming thick and fast from all quarters that the NHS is under intense strain. That's before junior doctors have voted on possible industrial action. And the winter hasn't even started.
This is the second inquest in five days where a young person has died and the finding has been "contributed to by neglect".
A stark warning to the health secretary from the presidents of nine Royal Colleges about the impact of proposed new contracts for doctors on morale, staff retention and patient safety.