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Covid-19: Union fears nursing shortage as winter looms

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 00:10
Lack of nurses combined with staff absence may risk NHS patient safety, says Royal College of Nursing.

Anorexia inquests: 'Confront it early. Get help.'

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 20:02
Simon Brown's daughter Emma died after a long fight against anorexia nervosa.

HIV diagnoses in gay and bisexual men at 20-year low

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 14:58
Public Health England says it's confident it can reduce the number of transmissions to zero by 2030.

UK coronavirus infections may be 'stabilising'

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 14:26
Although the number of new cases continues to rise, the growth rate is slowing, latest data show.

Covid: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham postpones operations

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 14:23
The number of coronavirus patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital has increased six-fold in a month.

Children in Need: 'A lifeline as our son fights leukaemia in pandemic'

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 13:15
Seven-year-old Alfie's family had to completely isolate themselves to protect him, but help was at hand.

Covid app backed by Zara and Mike Tindall prompts safety concern

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 04:03
An ad for the app, which can display test results, has been referred to the medical regulator.

Covid: Can mass testing save us from another lockdown?

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 01:09
Cheap and rapid tests are now available, but what can they realistically achieve?

Poor diet: Children 20cm shorter as a result, analysis says

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 00:51
A global analysis suggests that on average the world's tallest teenagers live in the Netherlands.

Covid: Liverpool's city-wide coronavirus testing begins

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 00:30
Everyone living or working in Liverpool will be offered repeat tests, whether or not they have symptoms.

Covid-19: We need your help says NHS chief

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 18:38
NHS CEO Sir Simon Stevens said the second wave of Covid-19 was real and serious.

Covid: Regulator criticises data used to justify lockdown

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 16:40
Government used out-of-date model predicting 4,000 deaths a day in TV briefing, UK stats watchdog says.

UK contact-tracing apps start to talk to each other

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 16:10
Users can now use their own area's app when travelling to another part of the country.

Covid: Are care homes ready for the second wave?

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 15:01
Have the lessons been learned to prevent a high number of care home deaths as Covid cases rise?

Covid-19: Assisted dying travel allowed during lockdown, says Hancock

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 13:59
The health secretary says those seeking assisted deaths abroad will not be breaking new Covid rules.

Coronavirus: Was tier 3 working in Liverpool City Region?

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 00:48
Did three weeks of the highest tier of Covid-19 restrictions make a difference in Liverpool City Region?

Covid: Care homes advised to allow visitors in England during lockdown

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 17:14
Screens, visiting pods, and window visits are among measures advised by the government in England.

Covid: The new lockdown rules for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 14:19
New restrictions have been announced in both Scotland and England.

Covid: The NHS will not collapse, health leaders say

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 14:18
But without lockdown there will be major disruption because of the rising number of virus cases.

Covid: Nine ways England's lockdown is different from last time

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 13:50
There's a familiar feeling as England returns to lockdown, but many rules have changed.