Education unions make joint call for urgent action on ventilation in schools

Education unions, together with Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Daisy Cooper MP, have today written to Gavin Williamson urging the government to take firm...

UK Covid policies may have disproportionally impacted ethnic minorities at the end of life

A report out today suggests that Covid policies in the UK had a disproportionally impact on the end of life for ethnic minorities. Specialist palliative...

E Cigarettes could be prescribed on the NHS to help people stop smoking

England could be the first country in the world to prescribe medicinally licensed e-cigarettes to help reduce smoking rates The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory...

A relatively small number of patients are accounting for a large proportion of GP...

A relatively small number of patients are accounting for a large proportion of GP workload, including face-to-face consultations, according to a UK study by...

Government set for U-turn on mandatory jabs for NHS and care workers

Reports this morning suggest that the Mandatory Covid jabs for NHS and social care workers are set to be scrapped Health Secretary Sajid Javid will...

Most adults in the North West have a shocking lack of kidney knowledge

A nationwide survey has revealed the majority of adults have a shocking lack of knowledge about their kidneys and aren’t aware of the devastating...

Childhood obesity increases risk of type 1 diabetes

Being overweight in childhood increases the risk of developing type 1 diabetes in later life, according to the findings of a new study that...

High street pharmacies spot cancers in new NHS early diagnosis drive

Staff in high street pharmacies will be funded to spot signs of cancer as part of a new drive to catch tumours early when...
Changes in alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to lead to thousands of additional cases of disease,

Shifts in alcohol consumption during the pandemic could lead to thousands of extra deaths...

Changes in alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to lead to thousands of additional cases of disease, premature deaths and hospital admissions,...
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) that the end of the pandemic Covid-19 is now in sight as weekly reported deaths decrease

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight says World Health Organisation

As the number of weekly reported deaths from COVID-19 plunged to its lowest since March 2020, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO)...