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'I returned to nursing the day the pandemic was declared'

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:48
Hannah spent 12 years recovering from mental ill health, then happened to return to nursing the day Covid-19 was declared a pandemic.

Coronavirus: Mixed reality headsets help medics treat Covid-19 patients

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:21
Hand gestures allow doctors to view x-rays and scans, and connect with colleagues in another room.

Max and Keira's Law: Mum 'blown away' by organ transplant legacy

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:20
Max and Keira's Law will make all adults in England potential organ donors unless they opt out.

Organ donation: The man waiting on his third transplant

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:17
Fez is hoping new organ donation laws might mean he could get his third kidney soon.

Coronavirus: Data delay left care homes ‘fighting losing battle’

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 14:47
Public Health England did not share figures on the number of care home outbreaks until late April.

Coronavirus: What's going wrong in Sweden's care homes?

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:16
Swedish healthcare is under scrutiny over the high rate of Covid-19 deaths in care homes.

Coronavirus: 'Children are not superspreaders' says GP

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:13
Dr Rosemary Leonard says it is "more dangerous for a child to cross the road" than go to school.

Coronavirus: 'We didn't get ahead of testing early enough' - Greg Clark

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:59
The Science and Technology Committee chair Greg Clark says the government must "learn the lessons so far and apply them".

Coronavirus: Nearly 10,000 deaths in care homes

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:02
But for the second week in a row number of new fatalities falls in sign peak has passed.

Did VE Day parties cause a spike in Covid-19 cases?

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 04:27
Six days after the VE Day anniversary there was a jump in new Covid cases at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Coronavirus: UK too slow to increase testing capacity, say MPs

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 02:33
The Science and Technology Committee says UK capacity was not increased "early or boldly enough".

Delirium 'may be common' in Covid seriously ill

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 01:47
Long stays in intensive care and being ventilated could increase the risk, researchers say.

Coronavirus: Five and overs in UK now eligible for test

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 17:24
Coronavirus testing has been extended to everyone aged five and over in the UK with symptoms.

Fault warning for Emerade 500 adrenaline pens

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 16:46
The pens carried by people with severe allergies should be exchanged for a different brand.

Coronavirus vaccine: First evidence jab can train immune system

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 16:05
Larger trials now needed to see if the vaccine can protect against the coronavirus.

Coronavirus symptoms: UK adds loss of smell and taste to list

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 11:33
Loss of smell and taste join a new cough and fever as signs that self-isolation may be necessary, experts say.

Coronavirus: Half a million access suicide prevention course

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 06:00
It comes as medics warn the coronavirus pandemic is likely to lead to long-term mental health conditions.

Coronavirus: When did care homes go into lockdown?

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 01:04
Many thousands of care home residents have died from coronavirus, but when were key decisions made?

Coronavirus: Fasting for Ramadan on the front line

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:07
What's it like to fast for Ramadan as a healthcare worker during the coronavirus pandemic?

Coronavirus: Calls to investigate global response

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:03
Health leaders are to call for an independent review amid scrutiny of the WHO's handling of the crisis.