New heart for Prestatyn man, 20, told there was no hope

Brooklyn Peakman tells his mum it feels weird to feel his heart beating after months on a machine. Source link

Nottingham doctor sexually assaulted patients, court told

Tayabb Shah, 39, denies five counts of sexual assault at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. Source link

Public told not to delay cancer check-ups

Ambulance queues When patients arrive at hospital by ambulance they should be handed over within 15 minutes. This data shows the proportion of ambulance patients who waited 30 minutes or more, in the week shown. It comes from daily situation reports which are published weekly during the winter in England. As this is fast-turnaround data,… Continue reading Public told not to delay cancer check-ups

Covid vaccines: Children told to delay jab for 12 weeks after infection

UK experts recommend 12-week delay for healthy 12 to 17-year-olds before Covid vaccine, up from four. Source link

E. coli scare: People in Oxted told to boil drinking water

SES Water says further tests are expected to confirm the scale of the potential contamination. Source link

Five things Health Secretary Matt Hancock told MPs

The health secretary has been answering questions about his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Source link

Dominic Cummings: Five things he told MPs about Covid response

Dominic Cummings has been speaking to MPs about the UK government’s handling of Covid-19. The former chief aide said Boris Johnson had initially dismissed Covid as a “scare story” and the UK had been too slow to lock down. Mr Johnson hit back at some of his allegations, insisting that the government’s priority had always… Continue reading Dominic Cummings: Five things he told MPs about Covid response

'I was told my BMI wasn't low enough to get help'

Victoria Spence, an influencer and life coach from Manchester, told the BBC she fell into a “deep, dark hole” about her body image as a teenager, leading to her developing an eating disorder. But when her parents tried to seek help, her doctor told her that her Body Mass Index (BMI) wasn’t low enough for… Continue reading 'I was told my BMI wasn't low enough to get help'

Covid: Oxford vaccine does protect older people, Europe told

A single dose of the Pfizer or Oxford vaccine cuts hospital admissions of older people by about 80%. Source link