BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Ronapreve: 'Most vulnerable' to get new Covid drug next week
17 Sep 2021 at 12:56pm
Antibody therapy Ronapreve, given to Donald Trump, will be given to eligible NHS patients in hospital.
Covid calculator spots people vulnerable despite jabs
17 Sep 2021 at 5:02pm
An online tool could help doctors identify those who would benefit from boosters or early therapy.
Long Covid less common than feared - ONS study
16 Sep 2021 at 4:47pm
One in 40 people has some long-lasting symptoms, Office for National Statistics data suggests.
Women threatened over maternity care bills
17 Sep 2021 at 8:27am
A debt collection company told some women that future visas for in the UK would be refused if they did not pay.
First Covid booster jabs given to NHS staff
16 Sep 2021 at 5:16am
Hospitals in England and Wales can now start vaccinating healthcare workers with a booster dose.
Cawston Park: Hospital owner defends its residential homes
17 Sep 2021 at 3:17am
The former operator of Jeesal Cawston Park says an inquiry's findings do not apply to its homes.
Military to be called in to help Scottish ambulance crews
16 Sep 2021 at 1:42pm
A series of serious ambulance delays have emerged, including one where a man died after a 40-hour wait.
Call for investigation of menstrual changes after Covid jabs
16 Sep 2021 at 6:00am
There is no evidence of any impact on fertility - but research will help to counter false claims.
Covid: Plan B would be triggered by NHS pressure, Sajid Javid says
15 Sep 2021 at 3:00am
Government scientists are warning of a jump in Covid hospital admissions if rules are not tightened soon.
Alex Echo: Artist reveals 'shock' over Parkinson's diagnosis
15 Sep 2021 at 4:48pm
Alex Echo has been forced to give up most of his painting work, but is now championing digital art.
Covid booster vaccine rollout to begin across UK next week
14 Sep 2021 at 1:37pm
Experts say a single dose of Pfizer should be offered at least six months after a second dose.
Parents warn of tsunami of school-anxiety cases
14 Sep 2021 at 4:39pm
Cases of crippling school anxiety preventing attendance are spiralling, support groups say.
Covid jab rollout for 12 to 15-year-olds to start in UK schools
14 Sep 2021 at 7:16am
Parental consent is sought for the programme for children aged 12 to 15-year-olds.
Covid: Single jab recommended for 12 to 15-year-olds by UK's top doctors
13 Sep 2021 at 8:28am
Move will help reduce school disruption, top doctors say, with decision now in hands of ministers.
Covid deaths rare among fully vaccinated - ONS
14 Sep 2021 at 12:35am
Out of 51,000 Covid deaths in England between January and July, only 256 occurred after two doses.