Isle of Man woman hit with £24,000 bill for UK NHS care

Nikki Morrison was told the island’s Reciprocal Health Agreement expired after three months. Source link

Social care charges: Disabled and vulnerable adults hit by steep rises

Social care, the system for helping both disabled and older people, is in a bad way. Demand is up, financial support is down. For years, governments have promised a solution. Now, Boris Johnson has said he will set out plans for reform by the end of the year. BBC News will be looking at the… Continue reading Social care charges: Disabled and vulnerable adults hit by steep rises

Covid in Scotland: Warning over restrictions as cases hit new high

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says “limited and proportionate” restrictions could be in reintroduced. Source link

Social care charges: Disabled and vulnerable adults hit by steep rises

Social care, the system for helping both disabled and older people, is in a bad way. Demand is up, financial support is down. For years, governments have promised a solution. Now, Boris Johnson has said he will set out plans for reform by the end of the year. Source link

Drug firm fined for huge price rise that hit NHS

Advanz pushed up the price of thyroid tablet packs more than 10-fold, says the competition watchdog. Source link

'Working poor' hardest hit by Covid

The disease arrived in the most affluent areas of Sheffield – but it’s taken root in its poorest. Source link

U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This Season

MONDAY, March 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While many Americans await their turn for the COVID vaccine, a potentially record-setting number have already had their flu shot. That’s the key finding in a nationwide poll of more conducted in December by the University of Georgia, involving more than 1,000 adults . In all, 43.5%… Continue reading U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This Season

Matt Hancock: 'This is on everyone to act together to hit deadline dates'

Hancock stressed that the rules still need to be followed despite the announcement of the easing of lock down road map. Source link