BBC Health News

BBC Health News

The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.

Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end?
6 hours 14 min ago

Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost

Ministers want nursing jobs in England to be more accessible, but a union says the plan falls short.
4 hours 19 min ago

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

Residents will be allowed up to three outdoor visitors at a time from Monday, ministers announce.
13 hours 37 min ago

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

Boris Johnson wants schools in England to be the last sector to close in any future local lockdowns.
1 day 3 hours ago

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

Some kits sent to care homes should be returned, but the government says the risk to safety is low.
1 day 17 hours ago