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Mental health groups call for trans conversion therapy ban

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 22:31
It comes after ministers removed therapies for transgender people from a forthcoming ban.

Eleven cases of hepatitis in children investigated in central belt

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 21:29
Public Health Scotland is looking into eleven cases across four health boards in the central belt.

Families in Nottingham maternity inquiry hit out at review

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 17:03
A letter states a review into failing maternity services in Nottingham is moving like treacle.

National Insurance: Sajid Javid defends tax hike choice for NHS funding

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 10:53
The health secretary says it would be "morally wrong" to put the burden on to future generations by borrowing the money.

Covid: How to look after yourself at home

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 10:25
What can you expect if you have Covid, and when should you get extra help?

Covid: React study finds latest wave 'may have peaked' in young

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 03:47
But the final React study found "worrying" signs that infections are still rising in those over 55.

Calories now appear on menus in large restaurant chains

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 00:04
The change is part of a government drive to tackle obesity but will it make a difference to diners?

Brain Injury: ‘They leave their walking frames and they’re free’

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 00:01
People with brain injuries in Belfast rediscover their love of cycling.

Have I got Covid, a bad cold or something else?

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 13:34
What are the new Covid symptoms, and when should I stay at home?

Shanghai Covid lockdown extended to entire city

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 11:07
China's financial hub is now subject to indefinite restrictions after Covid cases hit a new high.

Covid booster: Who can get the fourth jab and how do you book it?

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 09:51
Over-75s and those with a weakened immune system are being offered an extra booster dose this spring.

NHS not making progress on early cancer diagnosis

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 03:18
Progress in England has been static for six years - and pandemic may make outlook worse, MPs say.

Breast cancer: 'The moment I saw my new nipple tattoos'

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 00:10
Emily, from Nottingham, received the tattoos following surgery for breast cancer.

Covid: Nine new symptoms added to official list

Mon, 04/04/2022 - 11:34
Sore throats, headaches and loss of appetite are now all officially recognised as signs of infection.

Gynaecology waits soar by 60% during pandemic

Mon, 04/04/2022 - 03:13
Waiting lists for gynaecological conditions have risen more sharply than any other specialty.

What we now know about long Covid

Sat, 04/02/2022 - 00:57
Why are so many people still living with long Covid after two years and are there any hopes for treatment?

Covid vaccines now available for five to 11-year olds in England

Sat, 04/02/2022 - 00:45
Some five million children in the country are now eligible to have the low-dose vaccine.

Lateral flow tests: Should I recycle the plastic?

Sat, 04/02/2022 - 00:03
Scientists say more could have been done to make lateral flow tests widely recyclable.

Covid in Scotland: Infections dip across Scotland but trend 'uncertain'

Fri, 04/01/2022 - 17:37
More than 451,000 people - about one in 12 - had Covid last week, according to official estimates.

Gap-free human genome sequence completed for first time

Fri, 04/01/2022 - 14:14
The scientific achievement, which has taken decades, offers insights into people's genetic building blocks.