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Covid antibody drug Ronapreve to be given to vulnerable NHS patients
A drug given to the former US president Donald Trump when he had coronavirus last year is to be used to treat vulnerable NHS hospital patients.
Sajid Javid promises health shake-up to fight 'disease of disparity'
Sajid Javid has pledged a new approach to public health to tackle the "disease of disparity", after he admitted the coronavirus pandemic had laid bare the UK's underlying health inequalities.
The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's cabinet: new faces, not a new direction | Editorial
n Westminster it is often said that politics drives the timing of decisions. But this week's reshuffle by Boris Johnson is just the opposite: the timing is driving the politics.
Scottish government requests military support for ambulance crews
The Scottish government has officially requested support from the military to deal with pressure in the ambulance service that has extended waiting times, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
Covid-19 booster vaccine campaign has started, confirms Health Secretary Sajid Javid
Health Secretary Sajid Javid today confirmed that the Covid-19 booster campaign has started and pledged to "level-up" health in England.
Former IS teenage bride Shamima Begum offers to help fight terror in UK
She told the BBC she could be "useful to society" and it would be a waste to let her "rot" in a Syrian camp.
The 22-year-old is accused of playing an active role in IS - she denies that.
Doctors condemn 'shocking' Sajid Javid for saying ministers do not need face-masks
The British Medical Association has branded health secretary Sajid Javid "shockingly" irresponsible after he said there was no need for ministers to wear face masks in cabinet.
Shamima Begum says she wants to prove innocence in UK courts
Shamima Begum has said she wants to face the British courts to try to refute claims that she was engaged in terrorist acts during the time she spent living under Islamic State in Syria in an extraordinary TV interview.
Minister defends stripping Shamima Begum of citizenship - latest
Shamima Begum has begged the British people for forgiveness, saying there is "no evidence" she was a key player in preparing terrorist acts and is prepared to prove her innocence in court.
Health Secretary defends Tory MPs refusing to wear masks in parliament
The health secretary has defended Conservative MPs who refuse to wear masks in parliament, following criticism of his party's lax attitude to the safety measure.