Hospices may close this winter without regular coronavirus tests for staff

She added: “We do not want people who need our help to decide not to come…

Doctors unable to order blood tests as crisis over shortage of components grows

GPs are increasingly unable to order blood tests, including those for cancer and serious heart conditions,…

Smell tests could be the answer to ‘moonshot’

This week, new research revealed that loss of sense of smell could be a clearer sign…

Operation Moonshot swab tests could damage the economy, claims top statistician

Earlier this month Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, insisted Operation Moonshot was still going ahead and…

NHS to provide 100,000 in-house tests a day to combat staff shortages

Under the ramped-up “Pillar One” system, 96 NHS labs working as part of 26 regional networks…

Swathes of public to be refused coronavirus tests under rationing plans

Ministers are poised to announce further localised measures, with pub curfews and a ban on households…

Grant Shapps says quarantine is ‘clunky’ as Government mulls tests for travellers plan

Five British holidaymakers will be forced to quarantine after EasyJet overbooked a flight from Croatia to…

Call for all maternity staff to get regular coronavirus tests

Maternity staff should get regular coronavirus tests, scientists have said, as a study reveals one in…

Coronavirus tests halted over safety fears, as Matt Hancock to make statement

Coronavirus tests used by the NHS may be unsafe and have been halted, the government has…

Rishi Sunak drops plans to force employees to pay for coronavirus tests

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has dropped controversial plans to force workers to pay for coronavirus tests organised…