New analysis lays bare government’s failure to protect social care from COVID-19

New analysis by the Health Foundation reveals the devastating impact the pandemic has had on social care in England. The independent charity says the...

Stockport warning as cases of Covid begin to rise

Stockport is warning that its cases of Covid are rising, Having moved from seeing 5 or fewer cases per day on average through late June...

MP’s describe decision to discharge hospital patients back into care homes at start of...

The Government’s “slow, inconsistent, and at times negligent approach” to social care in the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the “tragic impact” of “years...

Survey suggests aerosol is significant form of COVID-19 transmission

Early results from a survey of 2000 people in the UK and US has suggested that the COVID-19 transmitted through aerosol transmission is materially...

Government declares war on obesity

A raft of measures have been revealed as part of the Government’s new Obesity Strategy to get the nation fit and healthy, protect themselves...

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...

Team led by Manchester Scientists discover a way to slow the growth of breast...

A team of British and American scientists have discovered a way to slow the growth of breast cancer stem cells in the lab. The study...

Public Health England report links severe illness and death from Covid to obesityto

Being obese or excessively overweight increases the risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, a new Public Health England (PHE) report confirms. The report...

UK public urged to take care this summer as around 40% spending more time...

Around 4 in 10 UK adults (41%) say they have spent more time in the sun since the COVID-19 lockdown started, compared with the...

Covid-19: Starting position for NHS risks leaving UK trailing the pack in the race...

The National Health Service is at risk of a slower and more fraught path to recovery than most comparable international systems due to its...