Health 'levelling up' will flop if cuts are not reversed, Javid told
Sajid Javid's vow to "level up health" will fail unless the government reverses a decade of cuts to public health, one of the world's leading experts will warn on Monday.
Covid rates on the rise in secondary schools
The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate that the rates of Covid-19 are on the rise in secondary schools.
No 10 accused of sidelining behaviour experts on latest Covid measures
Senior scientific advisers have publicly accused the government of sidelining behavioural experts and appearing unwilling to listen to "uncomfortable truths" on vaccine passports and masks during the pandemic.
Ireland not likely to return to 'significant restrictions', says health chief
Ireland's chief medical officer said he does not believe significant restrictions will be reimposed based on current health data.
Fully vaccinated people account for 1.2% of England's Covid-19 deaths
People who were fully vaccinated accounted for just 1.2% of all deaths involving Covid-19 in England in the first seven months of this year.
London hits 11m Covid vaccines - but still lags behind rest of country
A new landmark of 11m jabs given to Londoners was hit on Friday alongside a reminder of the risk of remaining unvaccinated against Covid.
Why was Geronimo the alpaca killed by government vets?
Geronimo the alpaca was taken from his Gloucestershire farm on Tuesday and killed following a four-year legal battle and campaign by the animal's owner.
Get Covid jab: health chief Kevin Fenton's plea to Londoners
T he capital's public health chief has made a plea to hesitant Londoners to get the coronavirus vaccine before the challenge of autumn and winter.
Professor Kevin Fenton: Covid vaccine uptake is still much lower than London needs it to be
A fter a summer of greater freedoms, it can be easy to talk about the pandemic in the past tense.
Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalisation, new study finds
The Delta variant doubles the risk of Covid hospitalisation compared with the previously dominant Alpha variant, a new study focused largely on unvaccinated or partially vaccinated people has found.