Senior doctors in England to be consulted on NHS pay offer
The BMA doctors' union says the 3% pay rise offer for NHS staff in England is "bitterly disappointing". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The new surgical tool inspired by a wasp
The device avoids clogging by using friction instead of suction, similar to the way a parasitoid wasp lays its eggs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus infections continue to fall in UK
But any rise in cases linked to the 19 July unlocking is unlikely to show up in the daily data just yet. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily Covid cases down for third day in UK
New infections are down but it is too soon to say if cases have peaked, say experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Moderna jab approved for teenagers in EU
Vaccination with Moderna's jab can now be extended to adolescents, the EU medicines watchdog says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily testing can keep pupils in school, study suggests
A study in 200 English secondary schools and colleges found very few infections in close contacts of cases. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid vaccine: Eight-week gap seen as sweet spot for Pfizer jab antibodies
Spacing out doses boosts antibody levels, say researchers - who suggest eight weeks as the "sweet spot". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily contact testing in schools cuts absences, study finds
A study in 200 English secondary schools and colleges found very few infections in close contacts of cases. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child winter respiratory illness on rise in summer
Parents are warned to look out for signs of RSV, after lockdown disrupted its normal winter spread. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Concussion and sport: How the lives of ex-sportspeople have been affected by concussion
BBC Radio 5 Live speaks to former sportsmen and women and their families about how concussion has changed their lives. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid cases at record levels for 20 to 29-year-olds
Everyone in this age group should be cautious when socialising, officials say, and get two jabs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI breakthrough could spark medical revolution
A program has been used to predict the structures of nearly every protein in the human body. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children Covid vaccine: Who can have the jab in the UK?
Hundreds of thousands of under-18s will now be offered the jab in the UK - but not all. Here's why. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: China rejects WHO plan for second phase of virus origin probe
China says a proposal to audit labs shows "disrespect to common sense and arrogance towards science". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses may consider industrial action over 3% NHS pay rise, union says
The Royal College of Nursing says members are "angry and upset" about the size of the increase. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nottingham maternity scandal: 'The pain never goes away'
More than 20 families demand a completely independent inquiry into an NHS trust's failing maternity services. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating disorders: The terrible impact of the pandemic on the young
Admissions soared during the pandemic, and NHS bosses warn they are running out of beds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sport is 'marking its own homework' on athletes' brain injuries, say MPs
There has been little effort to protect athletes or track concussion problems, an MPs' inquiry says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Where and why is the US vaccine rollout slowing down?
Vaccinations in the US are slowing as infections rise - we've looked at where and why this is happening. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'She just wouldn't eat'
NHS data shows a 50% increase in eating disorder admissions in 2020-21 among under-19s compared to the year before. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The jungle-trekking Covid vaccinators helping to protect remote Indian villages.
Latgam Singpu and his team use rope bridges, school buses and incentives to reach remote villages (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS workers in England offered 3% pay rise
The offer is 2% more than was proposed in March, "in recognition of the unique impact of pandemic". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Worst affected care homes revealed by watchdog
Figures from Care Quality Commission lay out the pandemic's 'devastating impact' on care homes in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are the Delta, Gamma, Beta and Alpha Covid variants?
UK coronavirus cases are rising due to a variant first identified in India that spreads more easily. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-surgical beauty treatment industry like Wild West - MPs
"Complete absence" of regulation of treatments such as botox-style injections and fillers condemned by MPs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seaside poor health overlooked, warns Whitty
Bad housing and deprivation are a toxic mix for health, says England's chief medical officer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: What happens when people no longer have to wear masks?
Face coverings became optional in many settings in England on Monday - what's the evidence for them? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heatwaves: What do they do to the body and who is at risk?
What impact do high temperatures have on our bodies? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: Crucial for pinged people to self-isolate - No 10
Downing Street tries to clear up confusion after a minister says people can make an "informed decision". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beta coronavirus variant: What is the risk?
There are fears that this version of coronavirus, first identified in South Africa, is (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Mask wearing return for Jersey as cases rise
Mask wearing will be mandatory in public indoor settings again after a rise in Jersey Covid cases. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Can children have the Covid vaccine in the UK?
Hundreds of thousands of under-18s will now be offered the jab in the UK - but not all. Here's why. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Which children can have the vaccine in the UK?
Hundreds of thousands of under-18s will now be offered the jab in the UK - but not all. Here's why. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Isolation rules loosened for critical workers
People performing "critical" tasks including air traffic controllers will still be able to work under new rules. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shielders 'feeling abandoned' as coronavirus restrictions lifted
Three people who were told to shield during lockdown share their concerns as rules are eased in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Critical workers to avoid close contact isolation
People performing "critical" tasks including air traffic controllers will be exempt under new rules. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid patients urge public to 'be careful' as restrictions ease
As most coronavrirus restrictions in England are lifted, Covid patients urge the public to take care. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Lifting all restrictions at once is reckless, says Sir Keir Starmer
Boris Johnson has urged caution as most legal rules on social contact are lifted in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nadhim Zahawi: At-risk children aged 12-17 to be offered vaccine
The vaccines minister says children with health conditions will be offered the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Which children are being vaccinated and why?
Hundreds of thousands of children at higher risk from coronavirus infection will be offered a Covid vaccine in the UK. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which children are being vaccinated and why?
Hundreds of thousands of children at higher risk from coronavirus infection will be offered a Covid vaccine in the UK. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Hundreds of thousands of under-18s to get vaccine
The vaccines minister says children at high risk from Covid will be offered the jab. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid rules from 19 July: What has changed?
Major changes to lockdown rules have taken effect in England and Scotland, but some restrictions remain. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

19 July: England Covid restrictions ease as PM urges caution
There will be no limit on how many people can meet, nightclubs can reopen and large events resume. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Double-jabbed NHS staff could avoid isolation if service under pressure
Fully-vaccinated health workers in England could skip quarantine if services come under pressure. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Global healthcare workers missing out on jabs
Campaigners say millions have not had even one vaccine dose, raising concerns for their communities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: UK faces a difficult summer, says leading scientist
Prof Neil Ferguson says there could be as many as 200,000 cases a day as restrictions ease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid:-19 Decision on vaccinations for under-18s 'within days'
It comes as every adult in the UK has now been offered a vaccine, the government says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Working in Mum's care home brought us closer'
Lydia Loader, whose mother Sally has dementia, heard her speak for the first time in 18 months. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long Covid funding to unearth new treatments
Researchers from across the UK will investigate everything from brain fog to ongoing breathlessness. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news