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Local NHS Chief Urges People To Get Vital Second Jab

As the largest ever NHS vaccination programme enters its last lap the North West Regional Director of Commissioning has encouraged local residents to come forward for their first jab and

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Local GP and Professor to lead national effort to improve learning disability care

Pendle GP Dr Umesh Chauhan who is also Professor in Primary Care Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a partner in a new project to improve the

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COVID-19 cases ‘rising exponentially’ in England, study finds

COVID-19 cases are “rising exponentially” across England, with the latest estimates putting the R number at 1.44. Infections increased by 50% between 3 May and 7 June coinciding with the

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Classic coronavirus symptoms ‘changing’ as expert urges government to update list

A leading COVID-19 symptoms researcher has called on the government to update the list of “classic” symptoms of the virus. Professor Tim Spector, co-founder of the ZOE COVID symptom study,

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BMA research finds doctors are suffering ‘emotional’ and ‘psychological’ distress because they cannot give patients the treatment and care they need

New research by the BMA has revealed doctors are suffering ‘moral distress’ and even ‘moral injury’ because they cannot give their patients the care and support they want to when

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25 COVID variants being monitored – and without restrictions Delta could push R to 7, PHE chief says

There are 25 coronavirus variants “under monitoring”, Public Health England’s strategic COVID-19 response director has told MPs. Dr Susan Hopkins told the Science and Technology Committee: “We’re living in a

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Kashif Shabir Appointed As New CEO Of Muslim Aid

UK-based humanitarian charity, Muslim Aid, has appointed Kashif Shabir as its new CEO following a rigorous selection process. He has been the charity’s interim CEO since April 2020.Kashif Shabir initially

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Type 2 diabetes plan targets those at high risk

My name is Farhana and I work for Acas. Acas stands for Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. Acas provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of

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Charity Penny Appeal Says: Seven Dates A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

In 2021 during the month of Ramadan, over one billion Muslims will break their fast with a date. However, the health benefits of dates are not just for fasting. Everyone

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Dr Amir Khan answers your Vaccine queries and concerns

As a GP, I was one of the first people in the UK to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. I work in inner city Bradford, which has a large South Asian