One in 20 people with Covid-19 are still suffering symptoms eight weeks later, while one in 50 are struggling after three months, according to a new study.
Hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people living in coronavirus hotspots could be told to shield this winter under plans reportedly being considered by the Government as infections continue to soar.
GP practices in England have been reminded that they must make sure patients can access face-to-face appointments if they need them, as the coronavirus crisis continues.
Barbers are being taught to spot the warning signs of mental health issues as part of local schemes to help prevent suicides in England.
A record total of more than two million people – triple the figure for the same time last year – are having to wait more than 18 weeks to start hospital treatment in England, the latest figures show.
Patients are being urged to call 111 before attending accident and emergency departments to help regulate the number of people in hospital waiting areas.
Diabetics will be encouraged to try a soup and shakes weight-loss plan as the health service steps up efforts to tackle a condition that costs the NHS billions a year.
Parents are being urged to check that their children’s vaccinations are up to date to not only protect them from preventable diseases but also avoid putting unnecessary pressure on the NHS in years to come.
Hospital owner Spire said it expects to swing to a loss in the first half of the financial year as it set its sights on a return to normal after helping the NHS during the pandemic.
NHS England’s recommendation of using two hormone therapy drugs instead of chemotherapy as treatment for advanced prostate cancer during the coronavirus pandemic has been welcomed by experts.
The coronavirus transmission rate may have fallen, indicating that infections are going to reduce, an expert has said.
Watching re-runs of classic rugby matches could prove a tonic for older people, NHS England’s director for dementia has said.
The number of older people living with dementia hit a record high last month, new figures show.
The proportion of patients with suspected cancer who are seen within two weeks of urgent referral is at the lowest level since records began.
Trucks in supermarket car parks will offer lung cancer checks under a new scheme to be rolled out across England.
The NHS will invest up to £46 million to help tens of thousands of people living with diabetes to receive life-changing treatment.
A digital tool to help patients reschedule medical appointments will be trialled in more hospitals across the country.
An NHS commissioning group is considering putting a temporary ban on non-vital operations.