NHS figures reveal long waits for routine ops in England

The coronavirus pandemic has caused backlogs in many areas of the NHS, including cancer and A&E.

Coronavirus: England's contact tracing app trial gets under way

It will serve self-isolation alerts based on logs of who the user was recently in close contact with.

Cosmetic surgeon struck off after botched ops

Patients awarded thousands in compensation have not been paid as he did not have insurance.

Breast screening women in their 40s 'could save lives'

But experts caution there are many other considerations, including cost and over-diagnosis.

Coronavirus: Leicester patient first to join 'UK's largest' recovery study

Researchers hope the £8.4m study will show the long-term impact of Covid-19 and how to treat it.

Coronavirus: England death count review reduces UK toll by 5,000

Deaths recorded in England had included people who tested positive months before they died.

Coronavirus: Severe mental health problems rise amid pandemic

An NHS Confederation report predicts a 20% increase in demand for services in the coming months.

Priti Patel 'minded' to decriminalise sales of 'poppers' drug

The home secretary says the "uncertain" law on the drug - often used by gay men during sex - may change.

Coronavirus: Exposure rate 'similar' in London and Stockholm

Antibody tests suggest similar exposure to the virus in the two capitals, despite different strategies.

Coronavirus: Test and trace system 'successful', says health minister

Health minister Edward Argar says it is "evolving and flexing", amid plans to cut 6,000 contact tracers.