Almost 20 per cent of patients develop psychiatric condition after Covid, study suggests

Nearly one in five people is diagnosed with a psychiatric condition within three months of contracting…

Councils have near 100 per cent contact tracing record and should be handed responsibility for test and trace, claim officials

Councils have a near 100 per cent record at contact tracing, officials have revealed, amid calls…

Up to 10 per cent of England’s population could be tested each week

Up to 10 per cent of England’s population could be tested each week using 30-minute saliva…

Almost 20 per cent of adults are not social distancing, ONS figures show

Nearly a fifth of adults are failing to socially distance, with most people in local lockdown…

Eating dairy can lower bowel cancer risk by 19 per cent

Eating dairy can lower the risk of bowel cancer by up to 19 per cent, a…

Number of patients waiting more than a year for hospital treatment rises 64 per cent in a month

NHS England figures also show that a total of 179,503 urgent cancer referrals were made by…

Heart attacks detected and treated fell by 40 per cent during Covid pandemic

The number of heart attacks detected and treated fell by 40 per cent during the Covid-19…

Close contact with a Covid-19 sufferer brings 20 per cent chance of catching virus, study finds

Coming into close contact with a Covid-19 sufferer yields a 20 per cent chance of catching…

New NHS contact tracing app has ‘false positive’ rate of almost 50 per cent

The NHS contact tracing app being developed is right only half the time so far with…

Earlier breast cancer screening could slash death rates by 25 per cent, study reveals

The new results are based on a study of more than 160,000 women who were enrolled…