BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Call to delay compulsory Covid vaccines for NHS staff
22 Jan 2022 at 1:38pm
The Royal College of GPs asks for a national conversation on mandating jabs, as protests are held in UK cities.
High Street pharmacies in England to help people lose weight
21 Jan 2022 at 4:26pm
They can refer customers to a free online NHS service that runs a programme to get people into shape.
Long Covid: Ipswich Hospital worker says it has changed her life
24 Jan 2022 at 9:35am
Jodi Avery experiences fatigue, breathlessness and brain fog after contracting coronavirus twice.
Covid: Wales could recruit non-jabbed English NHS staff
23 Jan 2022 at 5:46am
Covid vaccines are not compulsory for NHS staff in Wales but are being mandated in England.
Covid travel tests axed in England and Scotland for fully vaccinated
24 Jan 2022 at 10:28am
From 11 February, arrivals in England and Scotland will no longer have to take a test within 48 hours.
Heart surgery Wales: Calls for child operations to resume
23 Jan 2022 at 10:10pm
Children have had to travel across the border for heart surgery since 1998.
St Neots rower with incurable cancer breaks Atlantic record
24 Jan 2022 at 1:40am
Kat Cordiner and friends knock seven days off the previous female trio record.
Shield badges for Scots to distance from Covid
23 Jan 2022 at 5:06am
Badges and lanyards signal that the wearer would like others to give them extra space in public.
Covid-19: 'We'll be second-class citizens if self-isolation rules go'
21 Jan 2022 at 7:21am
People with conditions that mean the vaccine does not work fear the removal of self-isolation rules.
Covid in Scotland: Easing of restrictions 'a significant moment'
24 Jan 2022 at 5:40am
For the first time since Boxing Day nightclubs can reopen and indoor capacity limits are removed.
Tonga tsunami: Health warnings over toxic volcanic ash and sulphur
19 Jan 2022 at 2:45am
People are being advised to remain indoors to escape the dangerous ash and gases in the air.
Should bad science be censored on social media?
18 Jan 2022 at 4:08pm
A Royal Society report recommends against censoring scientific misinformation online.
Blood donors saved Merthyr Tydfil mum and her daughters
21 Jan 2022 at 6:04am
Shelley Parry says she would have died and left a heartbroken family behind without blood donors.
Covid: NHS in push to vaccinate the final four million
20 Jan 2022 at 5:53pm
Hard-to-reach groups ? from rough sleepers to fairground workers ? are being targeted in a final vaccine push.
NHS Tracker: How is the NHS in your area coping this winter?
20 Jan 2022 at 2:13am
Winter and Covid are putting the NHS under severe strain, find out what's happening in your area.