Plans revealed to vaccinate more than 30 million people against flu this winter

The most comprehensive flu vaccination programme in the UK’s history has been announced by the government today with plans to vaccinate more than 30...

One in 10 people aren’t getting vaccinated due to COVID-19, global survey shows

Around 1 in 10 individuals are missing or delaying their vaccinations due to COVID-19, according to a new Imperial College London report. Survey responses from...

AI-based ‘no-touch touchscreen’ could reduce risk of pathogen spread from surfaces

A ‘no-touch touchscreen’ developed for use in cars could also have widespread applications in a post-COVID-19 world, by reducing the risk of transmission of...

Face coverings must be worn inside the Trafford Centre from Friday or no entry

As from Friday, anyone visiting intu Trafford Centre, whether that is to work or shop, must wear a face covering when entering and walking...

Modelling study predicts additional cancer deaths in England due to delayed diagnoses during COVID-19...

Disruption to cancer diagnosis services (referrals and routine screening) and people avoiding healthcare because of the COVID-19 pandemic, could result in around 3,500 potentially...

Mental health of women, young adults and parents worst hit by pandemic

The Covid-19 lockdown is hitting the mental health of women, young people and parents of children under five the hardest according to a study...

Coordinated exit strategies crucial to avoid virus second-wave in Europe

Research by the University of Southampton shows European countries need to work together when lifting lockdown measures, to prevent COVID-19 cases rising again on...

Patients in Covid-19 drug trial had 79 per cent less chance of getting severe...

Patients who took the drug during a Covid-19 trial had a 79% lower chance of developing a severe version of the disease than patients...

44% rise in patients waiting for tests to diagnose bowel, stomach, bladder and oesophageal...

55,500 more people are waiting to get tests used to diagnose four common cancers compared to last year, according to Cancer Research UK analysis,*...

Oldham Medical Practice preventing from operating for four months after snap inspection

An Oldham medical practice has been prevented from operating for the next four months after an inspection from the Care Quality Commission in June. The...