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Coronavirus: Low level of transplants sparks concern

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 13:02
The number of organ transplants in the UK last month was the lowest for 36 years, figures show.

Coronavirus: Care home deaths 'starting to decline'

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 10:51
More than 2,400 deaths linked to virus in England and Wales - down from 2,800 the week before.

Coronavirus: Mum 'grateful' for maternity hospital measures

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 06:42
Strict new coronavirus guidelines mean the way midwives work has now changed.

Coronavirus: Seacole hospital 'a tribute' to BAME NHS staff

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 02:03
A new community hospital recognises Jamaican-born nurse Mary Seacole - and BAME staff who have died.

Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'They say I have blood on my hands'

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:57
Abusive messages were sent to an Asian doctor because of a myth that non-white patients are left to die.

International Nurses Day: The gran, mum and daughter on the front line

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:54
Meet three generations of a North East family working on the front line to fight coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Four nurses on four continents tell their story

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:09
On International Nurses Day the BBC spoke to four nurses on four continents about fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

UK drug trial for over-50s recruiting

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 00:05
Researchers are looking for more UK volunteers showing signs of coronavirus to test existing drugs.

Coronavirus: Cover faces in some public areas, people in England told

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 17:34
Wearing face coverings on public transport and in some shops is advised in a new government document on easing the lockdown.

Coronavirus: Can I now visit a national park? And other questions

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 13:25
Can I now visit a national park, new quarantine rules, and other questions answered by BBC experts.

Coronavirus: Care-worker death rate twice that of health workers

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:43
Healthcare workers have been no more likely to die with Covid-19 than other 20- to 64-year-olds.

Coronavirus: Wuhan in first virus cluster since end of lockdown

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:29
As China continues easing restrictions, new virus clusters in Wuhan and elsewhere have emerged.

Coronavirus: PM to reveal further details on lockdown roadmap

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 05:08
Boris Johnson is to face MPs over his plan to reopen society, which were announced on Sunday.

Coronavirus: 'It was a terrible time'

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 00:10
Ertan, a 70-year-old bus driver, has now recovered from Covid-19 after a lengthy stay in hospital.

Coronavirus: Dutch care home reunites families in a glass pod

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 00:08
With visits banned, one Dutch care home has found an innovative way to bring people together.

Boris Johnson speech: PM unveils 'conditional plan' to reopen society

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 21:53
Boris Johnson says people in England can spend more time outdoors from Wednesday but lockdown remains.

Coronavirus: Minister defends 'stay alert' advice amid backlash

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 19:50
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland keep the "stay at home" slogan as Labour warns the switch could be confusing.

Coronavirus: UK sent 50,000 Covid-19 samples to US for testing

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 13:44
The government says "operational issues" in the UK meant 50,000 samples had to be flown to US labs.

Coronavirus: Call for public inquiry into BAME death risk

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 01:08
More than 70 public figures sign an open letter to the prime minister calling for more transparency.

OCD: 'I spent 20 years preparing for the coronavirus pandemic'

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 00:59
How coping with OCD prepared one man for the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.