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Women threatened over maternity care bills

Some pregnant women visiting the UK have been wrongly told they could be denied visas for future trips unless they pay maternity care bills...

Cawston Park: Hospital owner defends its residential homes

The company that ran a private hospital where failings led to a patient's death has admitted "lessons can be learned" but need not result...

Long Covid less common than feared – ONS study

One in 40 people with coronavirus has symptoms lasting at least three months, Office for National Statistics figures suggest. In April, an ONS report put...

Military to be called in to help Scottish ambulance crews

The Scottish government is drawing up a request for "targeted military assistance" for the ambulance service. According to Nicola Sturgeon, health services are dealing with...

NHS pressure key factor for winter measures – Javid

There will be "no single trigger" for reimposing some coronavirus restrictions during winter, the health secretary says. Sajid Javid told BBC Breakfast: "We don’t want...

Call for South Asian donors to save four-year-old

A four-year-old girl from London with leukaemia has been given only weeks to live unless she can find a stem cell donor. Esha Nadeswaran was...

Covid vaccine: Booster for over 50s recommended

Covid booster jabs will begin to be offered across the UK from next week. Sajid Javid, the Health Secretary, stated that he had accepted the...

No suggestion for booster jabs every six months – JCVI

There is no suggestion the booster jab programme will have to reoccur every six months, the chair of the vaccines advisory body (JCVI) has...

Singer who lost her voice sings again

When former singer Tanja Bage was told she would lose her voice to throat cancer, she immediately began to create a video diary. Now, thanks...

Covid: Colchester Institute students board bus to get jabbed

By Laurence Cawley and Kate Scotter BBC East As the first proper week of classes get under way at a college in Essex, an NHS vaccination...

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