Will England go into a ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown?

Has it worked anywhere else? The term “circuit breaker” came to prominence in April to describe…

Specialist ‘long-Covid’ clinics to be set up, says boss of NHS England

Long-Covid centres are to be established by the NHS to care for people suffering long-term effects…

‘Traffic light’ system to govern local coronavirus lockdowns in England

The traffic light plans for the three-tier system are understood to be backed by Matt Hancock,…

More smokers are quitting this year because of pandemic health fears, says Public Health England

Quitting smoking has become the number one lifestyle change this year, Public Health England has announced. …

Scrapping Public Health England risks second coronavirus wave, doctors warn

Mr Hancock published an open letter to all health and social care professionals in England promising…

England rugby star Courtney Lawes calls on Government to incentivise marriage

England rugby star Courtney Lawes has called on the Government to incentivise marriage, as a new…

Hancock axes ‘failing’ Public Health England

Mr Hancock is seeking someone with experience of both health policy and the private sector to…

Social care in England on the brink of becoming unsustainable, warns report

Social care in England is on the brink of becoming unsustainable after “lost decade”, a new…

Easing of lockdown restrictions did not lead to an increase in infection rates in England

Based on current findings, the authors calculate the number of infections arising each day across England…

England had more extra pandemic deaths than any European country, say official statistics

Edward Morgan, from the ONS’s health analysis and life events division, said the first half of…