BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Coronavirus: New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu 'hugely beneficial'
3 Aug 2020 at 8:52am
The rapid tests for hospitals and care homes will distinguish between Covid-19 and seasonal illness.
NHS test hope for children with suspected genetic illness
3 Aug 2020 at 4:50am
Critically ill children with suspected genetic illnesses in Wales are to be offered a new NHS test in UK first.
Coronavirus: Shielding ends for two million in England, Scotland and Northern...
1 Aug 2020 at 9:02am
Vulnerable people can now leave their home for the first time since lockdown began.
First England case diagnosed of tick-borne babesiosis
31 Jul 2020 at 7:32am
Be 'tick alert' say health officials, following the diagnosis for the first time of a rare illness.
Coronavirus: Visiting people at home banned in parts of northern England
31 Jul 2020 at 3:26am
Millions face new lockdown rules prohibiting separate households from meeting each other at their homes.
Coronavirus infections rising in England
31 Jul 2020 at 7:45am
A study that involves swabbing a randomly select group of households found positive tests were increasing.
Coronavirus: 'Chancellor must protect' jobs of those shielding
30 Jul 2020 at 4:04pm
Charities are calling on the chancellor to protect the jobs of workers who have been shielding.
Coronavirus: Care home visits 'delayed' over lack of testing
31 Jul 2020 at 12:47pm
Providers have permission to resume family visits but say they are unable to test staff and residents.
Creeper guitarist: 'I worked on the album from a psychiatric ward'
30 Jul 2020 at 5:48pm
Creeper's guitarist, Ian, was sectioned last year - now they're releasing a new album.
Coronavirus: England highest level of excess deaths
30 Jul 2020 at 11:12am
Office for National Statistics analysis shows how countries compared in the first six months of the year
Covid-19: Tracing app is released for NI
30 Jul 2020 at 10:44am
Northern Ireland is the first part of the UK to launch an app to track the spread of the virus.
'More Zoom medicine needed' in NHS says Hancock
30 Jul 2020 at 6:03am
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says unless there is a clinical reason not to, patients should have tele-consultations with their GPs.
Coronavirus: Virus isolation period extended from seven to 10 days
30 Jul 2020 at 12:55pm
The change for those who test positive, or show symptoms, comes amid fears of a resurgence.
Australia's Victoria records huge coronavirus case jump
30 Jul 2020 at 3:11am
Fears lockdown is not working as the Australian state reports its highest number of cases and deaths.
One in three children 'exposed to lead' globally
29 Jul 2020 at 6:22pm
One in three children are poisoned by lead that can cause their health irreversible harm, research finds.