BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Covid vaccines have prevented 60,000 deaths in England - Jonathan Van-Tam
29 Jul 2021 at 9:54am
He says future lockdowns are less likely the more people, including 18-25-year olds, get vaccinated.
Drug firm fined for huge price rise that hit NHS
29 Jul 2021 at 4:36am
Advanz pushed up the price of thyroid tablet packs more than 10-fold, says the competition watchdog.
Are middle-aged people more unhealthy than ever?
28 Jul 2021 at 8:29am
Why could the current cohort of 40-somethings be proving less healthy than previous generations?
Woman died in Cardiff home after waiting 'hours' for ambulance
28 Jul 2021 at 3:03pm
Maria Whale's husband John questioned whether his wife would have lived if help had come sooner.
NHS England appoints first female chief executive
28 Jul 2021 at 11:10am
Amanda Pritchard to take over from Sir Simon Stevens on 1 August, describing it as a great honour.
Blood inquiry: Former health minister defends blood products advice on Aids
28 Jul 2021 at 9:17am
Infected blood scandal survivors have accused ministers of misleading the public in 1983.
Covid: No quarantine for fully jabbed US and EU travellers
28 Jul 2021 at 2:57pm
Ministers hope the rule change in England, Scotland and Wales will help reunite family and friends.
Chronic health issues for third in late 40s - study
27 Jul 2021 at 4:34pm
About one in three has problems such as high blood pressure and mental ill health, a study suggests.
Covid: Deaf woman wins claim over lack of sign language at briefings
28 Jul 2021 at 8:48am
A lack of sign language at two government briefings was discriminatory, a High Court judge finds.
Coronavirus: Four numbers that reveal the real trends
27 Jul 2021 at 4:59pm
Does a week of falling case numbers mean we're close to the end?
Covid: UK cases fall for seventh day in a row
27 Jul 2021 at 2:05pm
Despite falling numbers, the PM is urging people to "remain cautious" and "not jump to conclusions".
Contaminated-blood inquiry: Former Health Minister Clarke denies responsibility
27 Jul 2021 at 8:16am
Lord Clarke is the first senior health minister from the 1980s to testify on the NHS scandal.
Covid: Alert over inaccurate thermometers bought in UK
27 Jul 2021 at 6:50am
Sales have increased in the pandemic but some products are not fit for purpose, UK regulator warns.
Covid-19: Irish vaccine programme to include 12-15-year-olds
27 Jul 2021 at 7:25am
Taoiseach (Irish PM) Micheál Martin says it represents a "significant opening up" of the programme.
Lockdown weight gain averaging half a stone - survey
26 Jul 2021 at 4:35am
Four in 10 adults in England have become fatter during the pandemic, a survey suggests.