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'A Hinge date saved my life' and other cancer dating stories

3 hours 30 min ago
Dating during lockdown is hard enough in 2020, but how do you deal with it when cancer is in the mix too?

Coronavirus: Contact tracers to be reduced by 6,000 in England

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:30
The rest will focus on reaching positive cases and their contacts in local areas, alongside local teams.

Coronavirus: Little evidence of Covid transmission in schools, says Williamson

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 08:39
The education secretary says a new coronavirus study supports the government decision to reopen schools.

Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 02:28
Ministers want nursing jobs in England to be more accessible, but a union says the plan falls short.

Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 00:33
Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end?

Coronavirus in Scotland: Care home residents to be allowed more visitors

Sun, 08/09/2020 - 17:10
Residents will be allowed up to three outdoor visitors at a time from Monday, ministers announce.

Coronavirus: Moral duty to get all children back in school - PM

Sun, 08/09/2020 - 09:04
Boris Johnson wants schools in England to be the last sector to close in any future local lockdowns.

Coronavirus: Randox recalls up to 750,000 test kits over safety concerns

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 13:05
Some kits sent to care homes should be returned, but the government says the risk to safety is low.

Coronavirus: Face covering use expanded in England and Scotland

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 08:52
The new rules apply to cinemas, museums and places of worship as more quarantine restrictions start.

Nurses and NHS staff protest over pay rise 'snub'

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 00:01
A thousand people are expected to march in Cardiff, Swansea, Bridgend and Merthyr over nurses' pay.

Coronavirus: NHS England scales back private sector deal

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 17:41
A deal in which NHS England had access to 92% of private hospitals beds will come to an end.

Coronavirus: Cancer survivor calls mammogram refusal 'ageist'

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 17:13
Janet Wilkie criticises the suspension of breast screenings for the over 70s due to the pandemic.

Virus cases 'may be levelling off' in England

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:46
After a low in cases at the end of June, the ONS estimated infections had been rising slightly in July.

Separated twins' parents thank Colchester nurses for pictures

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 06:32
The premature babies were treated in hospitals 60 miles apart but an app kept their parents updated.

Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases 'carry same amount of virus'

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 02:59
But the South Korean study couldn't say how much this group actually passed coronavirus on.

Chemotherapy in cancer patients with Covid-19 'not a risk'

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 02:57
Female breast cancer patients were much more likely to survive than other patients, a study says.

Coronavirus: England's contact-tracing app readies for launch

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 18:04
The app will use QR barcode scans as well as Bluetooth handshakes to determine if users are at risk.

Hydroxychloroquine being 'discarded prematurely', say scientists

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:58
Clinicians from global study say controversy around the drug is stopping them completing their study.

Malaria in Africa: Parasite 'resistant to artemisinin'

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 13:31
Scientists in Rwanda find cases of resistance to artemisinin, a frontline drug used to treat malaria.

Coronavirus: University life may 'pose further risk' to young shielders

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 08:56
A lack of information from universities will pose a "further risk to lives", the NUS warns.