Boris Johnson, Matt Hancock and the Prince of Wales all said they had experienced “mild symptoms” after testing positive for coronavirus.
Boris Johnson is being asked to personally intervene to ensure NHS workers get the masks, gloves and other protection they need while treating Covid-19 patients.
The Health Secretary has admitted there have been “challenges” with the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline NHS staff after a doctors’ leader said they felt they were being treated like “cannon fodder”.
People with underlying health conditions including severe asthma and specific cancers are being urged to stay at home “at all times” amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Public Health England has released new guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus, as positive cases in the UK climb close to 600.
Health leaders are investing an extra £1.7 million in the NHS non-emergency helpline to offer more clinical advice about coronavirus.
The four-hour A&E waiting time target could be scrapped after the NHS in England recorded its worst figure on record, the Health Secretary has hinted.
Increasing numbers of patients are waiting more than four hours to be seen at A&E departments, which also saw a record number of attendances and ambulance callouts in December.
The NHS experienced its busiest month on record in December with an unprecedented number of A&E attendances and ambulance call-outs.
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.