Call to delay compulsory Covid vaccines for NHS staff
The Royal College of GPs asks for a national conversation on mandating jabs, as protests are held in UK cities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Street pharmacies in England to help people lose weight
They can refer customers to a free online NHS service that runs a programme to get people into shape. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: 'We'll be second-class citizens if self-isolation rules go'
People with conditions that mean the vaccine does not work fear the removal of self-isolation rules. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood donors saved Merthyr Tydfil mum and her daughters
Shelley Parry says she would have died and left a heartbroken family behind without blood donors. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 88, gets 'bionic eye implant'
A microchip has been implanted into her eye to tackle dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moorfields Eye Hospital gives woman, 88, UK's first 'bionic eye implant'
A microchip has been implanted into her eye to tackle dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: NHS in push to vaccinate the final four million
Hard-to-reach groups – from rough sleepers to fairground workers – are being targeted in a final vaccine push. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are the Covid rules in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?
England is scrapping "Plan B" as Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales also ease rules. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop caging people with autism and learning disabilities, says Robert Buckland
Ex-minister Robert Buckland urges the government to end detention in hospitals for long periods. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: High-risk patients getting new treatments
Some 350 NI patients received the drugs at home or at an outpatient service in the past month. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient 'glued own teeth' as dentists drop NHS work
Lengthy waits have forced patients to turn to DIY treatment, the British Dental Association says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Care home staff jailed for degrading acts to vulnerable man
They mistreated a vulnerable 54-year-old man they were employed to look after on a seaside break. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public told not to delay cancer check-ups
NHS chiefs are worried pressures on the NHS may deter people coming forward with symptoms. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Wales: 'I spent four nights in A&E waiting for a bed'
John Evans had to sleep in a chair until a bed became available. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions are dying from drug-resistant infections, global report says
The death toll, worst in poorer countries and among the under-fives, needs urgent action, experts say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news