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Blood inquiry: Former cabinet minister says Aids advice was "regrettable"

3 hours 19 min ago
Infected blood scandal survivors have accused ministers of misleading the public in 1983.

Covid: Morale on Wales' ambulances 'at rock bottom'

12 hours 30 min ago
While military is asked for help, a frontline worker tells BBC Wales there is no let-up in demand.

Surrogacy on the rise in England and Wales

13 hours 36 min ago
The number of parents having a baby this way has nearly quadrupled in the last decade, figures show.

Overprescribing of medicines must stop, says government

13 hours 55 min ago
Some prescribed treatments are unnecessary and even harmful, says government-commissioned report.

Almost 2,000 swimming pools could be lost by 2030, says Swim England report

14 hours 35 min ago
Almost 2,000 swimming pools in England could be closed by 2030 without urgent government action, a Swim England report suggests.

Covid vaccine stockpiles: Are 241m doses at risk of going to waste?

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 23:51
Joe Biden wants more global vaccine equality but the US and other nations have not backed promises with action.

Covid vaccine: India to resume vaccine exports from October

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 11:32
The world's largest vaccine maker halted exports in April to meet domestic demand as cases rose.

Children face 'agonising' waits for mental health care

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 01:34
Data from half England's specialist services found a fifth have waited more than 12 weeks in the pandemic.

Early baby therapy could reduce autism diagnoses

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 17:08
Video training for parents could improve communication with their infants, a small study suggests.

Covid vaccination begins for UK 12 to 15 year olds

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:39
It is part of the drive to get more people protected ahead of winter as the pandemic continues.

Experts warn of identical pills containing different drugs in the UK

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:11
Drugs charity The Loop found four 'pharaoh' pills in Manchester contained different substances.

Pfizer/BioNTech jab safe for children aged five to 11

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:57
The positive trial results could pave the way for vaccinating children younger than 12, if approved.

Covid: Vaccine volunteers sought for children's second dose study

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:43
The study for children aged 12 to 16 is being run by researchers in Southampton.

Folic acid to be added to UK flour to help prevent birth defects

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 23:26
It is estimated that fortifying flour with folic acid could prevent up to 200 birth defects a year.

‘The green gym has pulled me out of a rut’

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 07:33
Gardening is being offered as an alternative for some to lifting weights and running on treadmills.

Turkmenistan: Getting Covid in a land where no cases officially exist

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 02:24
People in Turkmenistan are struggling to get treatment in a system that denies there are any cases.

Ros Atkins On… the ethics of Covid booster jabs

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 01:19
Ros Atkins looks at the ethics of Western countries rolling out Covid booster jabs while millions globally remain unvaccinated.

Covid calculator spots people vulnerable despite jabs

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 01:02
An online tool could help doctors identify those who would benefit from boosters or early therapy.

Ronapreve: 'Most vulnerable' to get new Covid drug next week

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 20:56
Antibody therapy Ronapreve, given to Donald Trump, will be given to eligible NHS patients in hospital.

Women threatened over maternity care bills

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 16:27
A debt collection company told some women that future visas for in the UK would be refused if they did not pay.

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