A contact tracing app for England and Wales is due to launch on Thursday after months of delay, technical issues and concerns about privacy.
Allowing Covid-19 cases to continue to rise will put pressure on the NHS and affect early diagnosis and treatment of other diseases, England’s chief medical officer has said.
Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty and chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance used a press briefing to set out their growing worry over the spread of coronavirus in the UK.
Optometry Scotland and national sight loss charity RNIB Scotland have joined forces to emphasise the importance of eye health during National Eye Health Week.
Residents of Scotland have been urged not to cross the English border unless for essential purposes.
Mistakes made on maternity wards are setting the NHS back almost £1 billion each year in lawsuits, Jeremy Hunt has said.
A further 13 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the north-east in the past 24 hours.
Residents across the north-east have been treated to a special fly-over.
An iconic World War Two plane will fly over five north and north-east hospitals this morning to thank NHS staff for their hard work.
Patients requiring A&E will be urged to book an appointment first through NHS 111 as part of a shake-up of emergency services.
With just 100 days until Christmas some of us are already starting to think about getting the presents in.
A further 16 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the past 24 hours in the north-east.
Facebook is introducing its blood donation feature to parts of the UK in a bid to help the NHS top up the pipeline with much-needed “new blood”.
A World War Two Spitfire will soar above hospitals in the north-east as part of a thank you message for all NHS staff and those still battling Covid-19.
A further nine people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the past 24 hours in the north-east.
A lack of testing is contributing to staff absences across the NHS, putting services at risk, health leaders have warned.
Jessie Buckley’s band has released a music video paying tribute to frontline NHS workers.
NHS Fife has confirmed that seven people with links to the driving school at the Police Scotland Training College in Tulliallan have tested positive for Covid-19.
Healthcare should not be a political football, the head of the British Medical Association (BMA) Scotland has said.
Comedian and former junior doctor Adam Kay will return to the stage with his live show This Is Going To Hurt, opening the run with a free night for NHS staff.
McFly have dedicated their performance on Britain’s Got Talent to NHS staff working on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic.
Protests have been held across the country by campaigners demanding better wages for NHS staff who have been “let down” by their pay deal.
Frontline NHS workers, many of whom have been helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic, have protested to demand better wages.
A 102-year-old retired nurse has completed her 102nd charity walk on her birthday.
NHS Scotland will remain on an emergency footing until at least the end of March next year, the Health Secretary has said.
At least 196 frontline health and care workers have died after contracting coronavirus.
A 102-year-old retired nurse is to complete her 102nd charity walk on her birthday.
Racist incidents in NHS Grampian could be more common than officials are aware of despite the steps being taken to tackle the “corrosive and destructive” problem.
The head of the NHS Test and Trace system has insisted it is working, despite more missed targets and the number of close contacts being reached falling to a record low.
A 101-year-old retired nurse has raised thousands of pounds for the NHS as she aims to walk 102 laps of her local park before she turns 102.