NHS Test and Trace may fail without a decent income for all workers who...

The TUC estimates that 2 million employees will have no sick pay if required to self-isolate and is calling for urgent legislation to extend statutory sick pay to...

School bullying increases chances of mental health issues and unemployment in later life

Victims of bullying in secondary school have dramatically increased chances of mental health problems and unemployment in later life. New researchers led by Lancaster...

Full-body scans may be the motivation we need to maintain healthy lifestyles

Whole-body scanning may be the motivation many women need to commit to and maintain healthy lifestyles, according to a new study. For many women, improved...

Racial disparities in drug prescriptions for dementia

Disparities in drug prescribing suggest that black and Asian people with dementia are not receiving the same quality of care as their white peers,...

More than one in ten COVID-19 patients infected in hospital during first wave

More than one in ten COVID-19 patients in 314 UK hospitals caught the infection in hospital during the first pandemic wave, a new study ...

Care home death toll highlights urgent need for reform, says UNISON

Responding to data published today by the Office for National Statistics that show nearly 20,000 care home residents have died from coronavirus, UNISON senior...

Government to redouble efforts to increase vaccinations amongst ethic minority groups

The government is increasing its calls to get vaccinated as new official research reveals Pakistanis and Bangladeshis were even more likely to die from...

Number of deaths from malnutrition has risen by more than 30% in the last...

The number of deaths from underlying malnutrition or where malnutrition was named as a contributory factor is increasing, having risen by more than 30%...

New animations created to help adults care for children who hear voices

New animations have been created to provide important information for parents, teachers and healthcare professionals on their vital first response if a young person...

Rise in excess heart and circulatory disease deaths in under 65s since Covid-19 pandemic...

There have been almost 800 excess deaths in those dying below the age of 65 from heart and circulatory diseases since the Covid-19 pandemic...