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Coronavirus: New Covid-19 tracing tool appears on smartphones

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 14:02
The new "exposure notification" tool is part of an update to iPhone and Android operating systems.

Coronavirus: Scam warning over NHS test and trace

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 01:22
Councils in England and Wales warn people to be on their guard against fraudsters posing as NHS contact tracers.

Coronavirus: UK's Covid-19 alert level reduced from four to three

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 12:28
The virus is now "in general circulation" with a "gradual relaxation of restrictions" possible.

Coronavirus: 'Secrecy' claims over Cleckheaton outbreak

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 11:10
The health secretary revealed at the daily briefing there had been a localised outbreak in Kirklees.

Coronavirus: Nurses' leaders urge 'care for those who caring'

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 05:14
The Royal College of Nursing wants more done to look after staff on the front line or coronavirus care.

Coronavirus: South Asian people most likely to die in hospital

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 02:02
Patients are younger than white counterparts and far more likely to have diabetes, analysis shows.

Daughter volunteers in Chelmsford care home to see father

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 01:00
Nina Ambrose says she feels "so, so lucky" to be able to spend this time with her dad.

NHS child gender clinic: Staff concerns 'shut down'

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 00:56
Leaked transcripts show staff say they were discouraged from raising concerns at NHS child gender clinic.

Coronavirus: How many more people are dying?

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 00:03
Why looking at 'excess deaths' reveals Covid-19's true death toll.

UK virus-tracing app switches to Google-Apple model

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:43
The Apple-Google design has been promoted as being more privacy-centric.

Coronavirus: One in four infected by virus cannot be reached

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 11:32
More than 10,000 people were reached in first two weeks - and 87,000 were asked to self-isolate.

Coronavirus: What is the true death toll of the pandemic?

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:22
Far more people have died during the coronavirus pandemic than official Covid-19 data can account for

Coronavirus: 'We need a designated shielding hour'

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:15
Natasha Howard is campaigning for a set time in the day when only people who are shielding go outdoors.

Coronavirus: What is dexamethasone and how does it work?

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:31
A cheap steroid is hailed a big breakthrough in the treatment of seriously ill Covid-19 patients.

Back to school: Paediatricians seek clear plans on return

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:25
More than 1,500 sign a letter to the PM warning that the life chances of a generation are at risk.

Coronavirus: Dexamethasone being used to treat NHS patients today

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 13:40
Chief medical officers tell clinicians to routinely use the low-cost steroid "with immediate effect".

Coronavirus: Lost smear tests put 'pressure' on NHS

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:35
Around 600,000 women should have been seen in April and May, a charity says.

'Invisible' unpaid carers going hungry in lockdown

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 01:38
Unpaid carers looking after their parents and relatives are turning to food banks, say researchers.

Coronavirus: NHS staff need tests 'twice a week'

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 01:26
Two leading doctors said regular testing is needed to give patients confidence as the NHS reopens.

Coronavirus: Prince Charles's sense of smell and taste still not back

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 18:58
The prince discusses his experience with Covid-19 as the royals return to public engagements.