Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Birmingham and Nottinghamshire trusts offer 24-hour Covid vaccines

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The vaccines will be offered to existing high-priority groups and hospital staff on nightshifts. Source link

Covid-19: Mortician says deaths have taken a toll

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On Tuesday, the UK reached a new daily sombre record of 1,610 deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid test. NHS England...

Monklands ICU staff are 'physically and emotionally' drained

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James Cook returns to Monklands eight months on to find the hospital staff struggling against the odds. Source link

NHS child gender clinic rated 'inadequate' by inspectors

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Services and waiting times must improve at the NHS's child gender-identity service, inspectors say. Source link

Covid smear-test delays prompt calls for home HPV tests

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In England, the NHS told GPs and clinics not to halt smear tests - but, the prime minister heard on Wednesday, some patients...

Covid: ‘Sharp drop’ in heart-attack hospital admissions

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From October, when coronavirus cases were rising again, heart admissions began to drop - by between 35% and 41% compared with pre-pandemic data,...

Covid in Scotland: Schools to stay closed as lockdown extended

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Mainland Scotland and some islands to remain under toughest coronavirus rules until at least mid-February. Source link

Schools may reopen region by region, says medical adviser

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Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, said: "Although the government intends that schools will fully reopen after...

Covid: UK records new daily high of 1,610 deaths

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The total number of deaths, within 28 days of a positive test, during the pandemic is now over 90,000. Source link

Motor neurone disease: Edinburgh scientists reveal breakthrough

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University of Edinburgh scientists are a step closer to being able to reverse the damage caused by MND. Source link