Healthcare rationing could see unlawful deaths from COVID-19, researchers claim

Current medical guidelines risk unlawful deaths of patients – with doctors, hospitals, and even the government potentially liable – if a second peak forces...

Major breakthrough in treating Covid-19 patients on ventilators

A £5 steroid, Dexamethasone,  has been found to reduce the deaths of Covid-19 patients on ventilators and will be rolled out within 24 hours. The...

Turn appreciation and applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise, say health...

The government should build on the huge public support shown for the NHS during the pandemic by giving health workers across the UK an...

Existing evidence suggests face coverings do not lead to false sense of security

Existing limited evidence suggests that wearing face coverings to protect against COVID-19 does not lead to a false sense of security and is unlikely...

Obesity stigma fuelling severe impact on adult social care

Weight-related stigmas need tackling to help prevent rising levels of obesity and severe obesity from having a significant impact on demand and cost pressures...

Act now to stop ‘avoidable and unnecessary disability’ says first report into the impacts...

Delayed calls to 999 due to concerns around Covid-19, unavailable treatments and cancelled rehabilitation therapies caused by the pandemic has left tens of thousands...

Watching nature on TV can boost wellbeing, finds new study

Watching high quality nature programmes on TV can uplift people’s moods, reduce negative emotions, and help alleviate the kind of boredom associated with being...

Very worrying signs about Greater Manchester’s NHS says Sir Richard Leese and figures will...

There are "very, very worrying" signs about Greater Manchester's NHS, says Sir Richard Leese. During yesterday's press conference, Sir Richard, who heads up the region's...

Hidden damage to lungs from Covid-19 revealed in new study

Early findings from a study into longer-term effects of Covid-19 suggest the use of cutting-edge scanning techniques may detect previously unseen lung damage. Research by...

Huge rise in anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders reported due to lockdowns

Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a...