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Breast cancer survivors launch bra fitting service

2 hours 35 min ago
Kate Courtman and Sarah Mountford set up the Bra Sisters to help women find bras post-mastectomy.

Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma?

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 00:18
The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?

Covid: The NHS workers 'still recovering' as second wave looms

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 00:09
As the second wave of the pandemic takes deep root across parts of the UK, thousands of NHS workers are struggling to recover from what they have already been through.

Coronavirus infections continue to rise across UK

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:04
The highest levels continue to be in the north of England, says the Office for National Statistics

Covid-19 app users can't get isolation payment

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 12:10
An alert issued via the app will not mean the recipient can claim a payment for self-isolating.

Covid: US gives full approval for antiviral remdesivir drug

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 00:47
The drug will be given to patients in hospitals, but the UN health agency says it has little effect.

Covid: Sewage sites to test for traces of virus

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 00:07
The aim is to create an early warning system to detect local outbreaks before they spread.

Covid: Why is coronavirus so deadly?

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 23:58
Why does the biology of coronavirus mean it poses such a threat to human life?

Lockdown made life worse for two in five children, NHS report says

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 14:33
Their biggest anxieties were about missing school and family and friends contracting Covid-19.

Huawei phones to get their own version of NHS Covid-19 app

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 12:43
A trade ban had prevented the Android version of the app from working on the Chinese firm's devices.

CQC report: Care of people with learning disabilities 'inhumane'

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 01:34
Physical restraint is part of the culture in some specialist hospitals, a care regulator finds.

Ethnic minority Covid risk 'not explained by racism'

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 01:12
A government adviser says factors like deprivation, rather than ethnicity, should be used to judge risk.

Rogue website sells 'dodgy wigs' to cancer patients

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 00:57
Cancer patients are being targeted by a rogue website selling poor quality wigs which do not match the ones pictured in its adverts.

Covid: No safety concerns found with Oxford vaccine trial after Brazil death

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 21:57
Oxford University says a review has found no safety concerns after the Brazilian volunteer's death.

Covid: UK on course for 'tens of thousands' more deaths

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 18:13
A government adviser gave MPs his view during evidence on lessons learned from the pandemic.

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 17:52
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

Covid: Lockdown had 'major impact' on mental health

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 09:24
Lockdowns may have "profound and long-lasting" effects on mental health, researchers are warning.

Long Covid: Who is more likely to get it?

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 05:30
A study suggests old age increases the risk, as does asthma, excess weight, and being female.

Christie hospital: Inside Europe's largest cancer unit

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 00:09
BBC Breakfast spent four days filming inside The Christie Hospital in Manchester, meeting patients and staff.

Covid: Noon deadline approaches for Manchester coronavirus deal

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:49
If agreement on new restrictions is not reached, the PM could impose tier three rules.