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Millions of pupils return to school amid Covid spike concern

Mon, 09/06/2021 - 00:29
Schools open their classrooms to millions of pupils in England and Wales with hopes and fears.

NHS to receive extra £5.5bn to help Covid recovery, says government source

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 23:34
A government source says the money will help the health service this winter and tackle the backlog.

Covid-19: Vaccine passports to start in England this month

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 14:31
The scheme for nightclubs and other venues from the end of September aims to ensure they stay open.

Social care: Plans for reform in England likely this week - sources

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 07:32
Government talks are continuing through the weekend, following reports of a National Insurance hike.

NHS wait times: 'I’m not half the man I was'

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 00:02
Wayne Dennis, 50, has been waiting more than two years for treatment to his gallbladder.

Covid: Call for clarity on vaccines for children

Sat, 09/04/2021 - 19:07
But Labour says measures including masks and ventilation are also needed to prevent school disruption.

Covid: Decision to jab children 'entirely up to parents'

Sat, 09/04/2021 - 09:33
Prof Anthony Harnden, deputy chairman of the JVCI, says there "isn't a right or wrong answer".

Flu jab delay: Doctors call for MPs to take action

Sat, 09/04/2021 - 08:53
Flu jabs in England and Wales are delayed due to an HGV driver shortage, a supplier says.

Covid-19: Final decision on jabs for children due in days

Sat, 09/04/2021 - 05:17
There is a "strong case" for vaccinating healthy 12 to 15-year-olds, the government believes.

'My parents won't let me get the Covid vaccine'

Sat, 09/04/2021 - 00:08
In some countries, the Covid-19 vaccine can be given to all teenagers over the age of 12 but not all are allowed.

Covid jabs not recommended for most 12-15 year olds

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 17:45
But 200,000 extra children with underlying conditions will now be eligible for two doses.

Covid: What Israel tells us about the way out of the pandemic

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 17:28
Third jabs given as part of a booster programme are beginning to dampen the latest Covid surge.

Why vaccinating all teens is a difficult decision

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 13:20
Concerns over a very rare heart side-effect are giving vaccine experts pause for thought.

EU and AstraZeneca reach deal to end vaccine row

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 10:55
AstraZeneca agrees to deliver 200 million doses by next spring, ending the threat of court action.

Covid: Australia to get Pfizer doses from UK in vaccine swap

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 10:47
The UK will send four million Pfizer doses now to help Australia exit lockdowns, Canberra says.

Jeremy Hunt: Taxpayers must pay more to fund social care

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 05:12
But the ex-health secretary suggests a separate payment rather than rises in income tax or national insurance.

Covid: Schools aren't infection hubs, says public health boss

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 10:51
Dr Yvonne Doyle seeks to reassure parents as pupils head back to classrooms across the country.

Warning over cuts to NHS services without £10bn extra funding

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 05:05
Without the extra funding for England patients could be put at risk, NHS organisations warn.

Coronavirus vaccines cut risk of long Covid, study finds

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 04:19
The study adds to growing evidence that vaccination helps protect against Covid in a number of ways.

Mental Health: The ambulance workers feeding callers

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:09
A Merseyside mental health ambulance team is offering food support for its most in need patients.