A further 32 vaccine sites are set to open across the country this week, NHS England has said, including one at the museum made famous as the set of hit TV series Peaky Blinders.
More people will lose their lives in the coronavirus outbreak, Boris Johnson has warned, after the UK saw its deadliest day in the pandemic.
The coronavirus vaccination programme will not reduce pressure on hospitals for “many weeks to come”, a top NHS official has warned.
Lockdown restrictions could be lifted from early March, with a return to the tier system for controlling Covid-19, the vaccines minister has said.
Coronavirus vaccines will be offered to millions of over-70s and the clinically extremely vulnerable from this week as the Government expands the rollout amid a border crackdown to keep out new strains.
Every adult in the UK will be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September, Dominic Raab has pledged.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the UK is “nearly on the home straight” as 324,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines were administered in the space of 24 hours.
The Government’s target of vaccinating two million people a week against coronavirus appears to be on track as more than 324,000 doses were administered in the space of 24 hours.
The coronavirus R number in the UK has remained largely unchanged since last week, as scientists advising the Government urge the public to “remain vigilant to keep this virus under control”.
The coronavirus R number in the UK has remained largely unchanged since last week and is now estimated to be between 1.2 and 1.3.
The number of Covid-19 infections across England is falling as a whole, with the reproductive rate – the R – below 1 in some regions, University of Cambridge researchers have said.
The record number of patients waiting for hospital treatment shows the “calamitous impact” of coronavirus on waiting times in England, a leading surgeon has said.
The NHS medical director for London has warned the capital’s hospitals face an increasingly dire situation, with the number of coronavirus patients almost doubling since Christmas Day.
Britain’s most senior police officer has warned coronavirus rule-breakers they are “increasingly likely” to face fines as forces move “more quickly” to enforce lockdown restrictions.
A quarter of coronavirus admissions to hospital are for people under the age of 55, NHS England’s chief executive has said.
More than 370,000 people in England have received two doses of a Covid vaccine, according to NHS data, despite ministers and scientists previously saying that first doses were going to be prioritised.
More than 1,000 new UK Covid-19 deaths have been reported for the second day in a row while hospital admissions have risen above the first wave peak, new figures show.
Britain’s biggest midwifery choir has launched a new charity Christmas single, with the aim of raising £500,000 — £1 for each baby born since the beginning of the pandemic.
The number of people having to wait more than 52 weeks to start hospital treatment in England continues to rise, new data shows.
People over 80 should not be worried if they are not called for the Covid-19 vaccine this month as the vast majority will have to wait until the new year to get the jab, a health boss said.
The head of the UK’s medicines regulator has said there “should be no doubt” about the safety of the Covid-19 vaccine which will be rolled out this week in the largest scale immunisation programme in the UK’s history.
The rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine will be the largest scale immunisation programme in the country’s history, an NHS boss has said ahead of the first jabs taking place this week.
GP surgeries have been told to be ready to start staffing Covid-19 vaccination centres by December 14.
A blood test that may be able to spot more than 50 types of cancer will be piloted by the NHS, chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has announced.
GPs in England will be given 10 days notice before any Covid vaccine roll out begins.
The UK has recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll since mid-May, with a 10-year-old boy among those to have died in hospital after testing positive for the virus, data shows.
All adults in England – of any age – could start to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before the end of January if supplies allow, according to leaked NHS documents.
A woman whose elderly father died in a care home in April has won the first stage of a legal challenge over measures taken to protect those living in care homes from Covid-19.
A “failure” to introduce “adequate” measures to protect care home residents from the “ravages” of Covid-19 is “one of the most egregious and devastating policy failures of recent times”, the High Court has been told.
The number of people having to wait more than 52 weeks to start hospital treatment continues to rise, new figures show.