Sir Jonathan Van-Tam: I don’t wear a face mask any more

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam has said he no longer wears a face covering as a matter of course. England's former deputy chief medical officer...

Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court ends constitutional right to abortion

Justice Clarence Thomas, in his opinion, wrote: "In future cases, we should reconsider all of this Court's substantive due process precedents, including Griswold, Lawrence,...

Covid: UK infections continuing to rise

He said: "I don't wear a face covering, but if there were circumstances where I felt it was a really closed environment, with very...

Birmingham hospital faces criminal probe after death of vulnerable man

The inquest in April heard other patients had previously climbed the fence and, despite concerns by members of staff, no action was taken to...

COVID vaccines saved 20M lives in 1st year, scientists say

Nearly 20 million lives were saved by COVID-19 vaccines during their first year, but even more deaths could have been prevented if international targets...

Polio: What is it and how does it spread?

By Smitha Mundasad and Philippa RoxbyHealth reportersImage source, Getty ImagesUK health officials say they have detected the virus that causes polio in a concerning...

‘The emergency phase of COVID-19 is over’: Doctors’ group urges Biden administration to revise...

WASHINGTON — A group of prominent doctors and educators has asked the Biden administration to lift pandemic-related measures that could be causing children to...

Boots criticised over pill boxes for the elderly

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said in guidelines drawn up before the pandemic that there are benefits and disadvantages with use of the dosette...

Fatboy Slim DJ sessions to help people’s mental health

Fatboy Slim might be about to head off to Glastonbury this week, but not before running a DJ workshop in his hometown of Hove...

Dementia patients not allowed to use toilet

When Bessie, 86, was taken into Rotherham General Hospital, in 2019, after falling at home, she had been continent. Despite this, her daughters Janine...