Daily contact COVID-19 testing for students effective at controlling transmission in schools as isolation

A study by the University of Oxford has found that daily testing of secondary school students who were in contact with someone with COVID-19...

Antibody testing to be offered to all over 18’s from this week

The United Kingdom will begin offering COVID-19 antibody testing to the general public in the coming week for the first time. The government's new programme...

Hospitals recommended to relax some of the Covid rules to ease pressure on the...

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has recommended a reduction of physical distancing from 2 metres to 1 metre In hospitals in order to...

Record numbers waiting over six weeks for vital heart scans

Twenty times more people than before the pandemic were waiting over six weeks for key scans that can diagnose heart disease, analysis by the...

New COVID drug approved by the U.K. regulator

A new COVID-19 treatment called Paxlovid (PF-07321332 and ritonavir) has been approved by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) The drug was found...

Record levels of people waiting for cancer treatment

Almost 300,000 people with cancer symptoms in England waited more than the two-week maximum to see an oncologist between April and November last year It is the...

Mental health must be taken as seriously as physical health says Oldham’s Cabinet Member...

Oldham Cllr Zahid Chauhan’s mental health mission is putting funding where it’s needed Coming out of the Covid pandemic Cllr Zahid Chauhan, Cabinet Member for...
New data reveals a figure of around 10% of over-18s now have food allergies, which coincides with the latest research from the US

Could your favourite food kill you? One in ten adults now have food allergies...

New data from London Medical Laboratory suggests that the number of adult food allergies could be far higher than previously thought. Current NHS and...

Reducing daily salt intake could save lives and costs in coming years

Reducing the UK’s average daily salt intake to within international guidelines could result in 135,000 fewer new cases of coronary heart disease in the...
COVID-19 vaccine study, analysing third dose booster options for 12 to 15-year-olds, is open at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

Call for teenage volunteers from across Greater Manchester to be part of COVID-19 vaccine...

COVID-19 vaccine study, analysing third dose booster options for 12 to 15-year-olds, is open at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. This latest study arm of the...