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Woman died in Cardiff home after waiting ‘hours’ for ambulance

A woman suffering “severe” abdominal pain died after waiting more than two hours for an ambulance. Maria Whale, 67, was at home in Cardiff on 29 June when husband John Whale dialled 999. Mr Whale…

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Covid: No quarantine for fully jabbed US and EU travellers

People who were fully vaccinated in the EU or US will not need to isolate when coming to England, Scotland and Wales from an amber list country. The change will come into force at 04:00…

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NHS England appoints first female chief executive

image copyrightOther Amanda Pritchard is to become the first female chief executive of the NHS in England after being appointed to replace Sir Simon Stevens. Ms Pritchard, NHS England’s chief operating officer, will step up…

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Covid: No quarantine for fully jabbed US and EU travellers

People who have been fully vaccinated in the EU or US will not need to isolate when coming to England and Scotland from an amber list country. The change will come into force at 04:00…

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Blood inquiry: Former health minister defends blood products advice on Aids

image copyrightuk parliament The government was right to say there was “no conclusive proof” that Aids could be transmitted by blood products in 1983, a public inquiry has heard. Giving evidence, former health minister Lord…

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Are middle-aged people more unhealthy than ever?

image copyrightGetty Images About one in three middle-aged Britons has multiple health conditions – such as chronic back pain, mental ill health and high blood pressure, a study suggests. But is this decline just an…

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Covid: No quarantine for fully jabbed US and EU travellers to England

image copyrightReuters People who have been fully vaccinated in the EU or US will not need to isolate when coming to England from an amber list country. The change will come into force at 04:00…

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NHS England to appoint first female chief executive

image copyrightOther Amanda Pritchard is set to become the first female chief executive of the NHS in England, BBC News has been told. Ms Pritchard, NHS England’s chief operating officer, has been chosen to step…

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Covid: Deaf woman wins claim over lack of sign language at briefings

image copyrightKatherine Rowley A deaf woman has won a claim against the government after a judge found a lack of sign language at two Covid briefings “served to disempower, to frustrate and to marginalise”. Katie…

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Covid travel: Fully jabbed from EU and US could avoid quarantine

image copyrightGetty Images Senior cabinet ministers are to discuss allowing fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and US to avoid quarantine when they arrive in England. A review of the border rules is due by…

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