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Coronavirus: 'More than two million' waiting for cancer care in UK

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 13:18
More than 23,000 cancers could have gone undiagnosed during lockdown, Cancer Research UK says.

Coronavirus changes how doctors deal with death

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 00:01
Five doctors administering end-of-life care reflect on the current crisis.

Coronavirus: UK exceeds 200,000 testing capacity target

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 20:34
The UK had capacity to conduct 205,634 tests on Saturday, reaching its target one day early.

Coronavirus: Shielding changes will make a 'huge difference' - Robert Jenrick

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 17:29
The communities secretary says the rate of infection is low enough to allow those who have been shielding to do "modest things".

Coronavirus: Raab defends relaxation of lockdown rules

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 11:51
The foreign secretary stresses the "cautious" approach adopted, ahead of measures easing in England.

Coronavirus: Dominic Raab defends lockdown relaxation measures in England

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 11:16
The foreign secretary admitted that the government's five-level, colour-coded alert system was not yet at level three.

Coronavirus: IVF pause like 'rug pulled beneath you'

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 10:39
A couple whose IVF treatment was delayed say struggling to start a family has been "heart-wrenching".

Coronavirus: 'I'm high risk but made a full recovery'

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 01:07
Positive stories from people considered at high risk who have made a full recovery from coronavirus.

Coronavirus: The mystery of 'silent spreaders'

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 00:02
Scientists have discovered more evidence about a strange and worrying feature of the coronavirus

Coronavirus: Shielders in England allowed outdoors again from Monday

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 22:03
Some restrictions on vulnerable people shielding from coronavirus are to be eased after 10 weeks.

Coronavirus: 'Dangerous moment' as UK lockdown eases

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 18:58
The public must be "sensible" after scientists warn of risks of lifting lockdown, medical chief says.

Coronavirus: 'Don't tear the pants out of it' warns scientist on lockdown easing

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 17:30
The Deputy Chief Medical Officer has warned the public to be sensible as lockdown eases in England.

Coronavirus: Tory MPs call for change in 2m social distancing rule

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 15:57
Amid fears for the hospitality sector, one MP says relaxing the rule means fewer jobs would be lost.

Coronavirus: Scientists urge vigilance amid easing of lockdown measures

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 11:13
Lockdown measures in England are easing from Monday, but some scientists warn that the government is lifting restrictions too soon.

Social distancing: A practical guide to how to socialise now

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 02:03
Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.

Coronavirus: GPs not told when patients removed from 'shielding lists'

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:51
This has caused confusion and anxiety among extremely vulnerable people staying at home.

Coronavirus: What happens next?

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:00
Clive Myrie meets patients and staff on the Covid ward at the Royal London Hospital.

DIY dentistry: What is safe to do to your own teeth?

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:00
How can you treat your own teeth while waiting to see a dentist?

Coronavirus: Relaxing lockdown 'risky' and a 'political decision'

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 20:13
Warning from top scientist advising government says cases are still at very high levels.

NHS Seacole: Covid-19 rehab centre takes first patients

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:09
Covid-19 survivors can require heart, lung and muscle therapy, or psychological and social care.