Last orders for takeaway pub pints as Covid rules expire

Relaxed licensing rules brought in during Covid in England and Wakes will soon come to an…

Extra hospital beds made available for winter – NHS England

There will be 5,000 more beds and better planning, but fears remain about staffing and funding.…

Herpes deaths: Why did our daughters die after Caesareans?

Two mothers were bereaved in extraordinary circumstances – and vowed to keep fighting for the truth.…

Cyber attack hits two ambulance services in England

NHS England is working to reconnect the systems of the South Central and South Western trusts.…

Police in England to attend fewer mental health calls

The government says the new policy could save a million hours of police time every year.…

Junior doctors to strike for four days in August

In a statement, BMA junior doctor committee co-chairs Dr Robert Laurenson and Dr Vivek Trivedi said:…

Infected Blood Inquiry: Rishi Sunak to give evidence

Rishi Sunak is expected to answer questions on why bereaved families have not received compensation. Source…

Wall squats better at lowering blood pressure

All exercise is good for blood pressure but research suggests strength training is most effective. Source…

Faulty concrete fears at 250 NHS Scotland sites

The buildings could contain a material which NHS Scotland warns is vulnerable to “catastrophic failure”. Source…

AI: Researchers train artificial intelligence to help detect breast cancer

A cancer charity said despite AI’s “bad name” its potential use in radiology was “phenomenal”. Source…