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The estimate is based on swab tests of people living in 9,000 households in England.

Deaths due to dementia rose in the first two months of the pandemic, official figures show.

The backlog for care is putting people's lives at risk, says the British Heart Foundation.

The app will "be running as soon as we think it is robust", a government minister says.

Practices in England can reopen from Monday, but many say they will not be ready.

NHS leaders are calling on all hospital trusts and other healthcare providers to ensure additional i

NHS England’s top doctor for children and young people’s mental health has urged parents to be alert

NHS England and the NHS Confederation have today confirmed the creation of a new centre to investiga

Thousands of people are set to benefit from enhanced community services to help them recover from th

Information on how the 2019 voluntary scheme for branded medicines pricing and access is controlling

Healthcare providers can order additional personal protective equipment (PPE) through the portal to

Guidance and advice for those providing hotel and other accommodation in the UK.

Dr Clare Gardiner has been seconded to the role of Director General of the Joint Biosecurity Centre

The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK.

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Do you remember restaurants? They were places where people used to go to eat dinner under subdued li

A new group of campaigning nurses has once again taken its fight for increased pay to No. 10 Downing

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, then I’m sure you’ve heard about the horri

Hospital trusts and other healthcare providers have been told to ensure nurses and other staff have

Government documents raise questions about why Covid-19 system still not fully working Coronavirus –

Scientists in Netherlands explore possible link between deficiency and Covid-19 deathsCoronavirus –

With surgeries allowed to open in England on 8 June, three practitioners speak about their concerns

Girls were allegedly told they were to have Covid-19 vaccinations but were cut by doctor after being

Poll suggests third of practices will reopen on Monday, as many struggle to source PPECoronavirus –

A 34 year old man should have artificial feeding and hydration withdrawn because he would not have w

Godlee discusses the long road ahead after covid-19.1 Is this an opportunity to reimagine healthcare

As covid-19 mortality grows, the global effects of “lockdown”—from mass unemployment to threatened f

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Most children could be removed from the shielded patient list in a future wave of COVID-19, a deputy

GPs can provide care to shielded patients in 'infection-controlled clinical settings' if i

The government must do ‘the right thing’ and secure adequate death-in-service benefits for all locum

GP practices are being contacted by patients asking for antibody tests as the government rolls out w

The BMA's top GP has spelled out the advice and support practices need to protect staff after a

Japan aims to put coronavirus vaccines into use by June 2021, the health minister said on Friday, as

The reproduction number of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom is between 0.7 and 0.9, government scienti

Some countries have seen "upticks" in COVID-19 cases as lockdowns ease, and populations mu

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An influential study that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients