Hospital intensive care no busier than normal, leaked documents show

Critcon levels 3 and 4 are enacted during a ‘full stretch’ and ‘emergency’, when other wards…

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…

Thousands of coronavirus deaths recorded by ONS not due to Covid, new figures show

Thousands of coronavirus deaths recorded by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) were not due to…

NHS compensation payouts have doubled in six years, figures show

NHS Payouts linked to medication blunders have doubled in six years, fuelling record spending, official figures show.…

Test and trace missing Covid cases because virus can be transmitted five days before symptoms show

The estimates came from modelling, based on four papers which have examined timings of transmission and…

Record number of patients waiting 18 weeks for NHS treatment, new figures show

NHS England figures also show that a total of 153,134 urgent cancer referrals were made by…

Mental health toll on NHS workers in lockdown revealed as first figures show staff absence rose by 165,000 days

“They have had leave cancelled, and their training has been put on hold. Many have worked…

Number of people with coronavirus antibodies a third lower than thought, figures show

PHE said the earlier figures had excluded samples from blood donors aged over 70, who had…

Coronavirus deaths drop by almost one third in a week, ONS figures show

The ONS said the pandemic is likely to have brought forward the deaths of some vulnerable…

Coronavirus treatment from Synairgen hailed as ‘game changer’ after trial results show need for intensive care vastly reduced

Richard Marsden, CEO of Synairgen, said: “We are all delighted with the trial results announced today,…