A new report from The King’s Fund finds that health and care organisations across London have worked together more closely than ever before to improve and join up services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new study looking at how COVID-19 affects people with asthma provides reassurance that having the condition doesn't increase the risk of severe illness or death from the virus.
People experiencing the longer-term effects of long COVID will benefit from £18.5 million to fund research projects to help better understand the causes, symptoms and treatment of the condition.
New technology has been introduced in England to help clinicians identify, for the first time, a new group of people who may be at high risk from COVID-19.
A team of researchers studying the effectiveness of different types of face masks has found that in order to provide the best protection against COVID-19, the fit of a mask is as important, or more important, than the material it is made of.
With more than 24,000 responses, a recent survey by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) found that 85% of respondents had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, including 7% who had received both doses.
Sudden cardiac arrest is more often fatal in people with COVID-19, a new study shows. Those responsible for the research see the results as a wake-up call for the public and care providers alike.
Patients taking part in a new clinical study will soon receive different COVID-19 vaccines for their first or second dose.
A meta-analysis of global studies, published in Anaesthesia, shows that intensive care mortality from COVID-19 has continued to fall since the start of the pandemic, but the improvement is slowing and may have plateaued.
Althea UK and Ireland – a medical technology services provider – is now offering high quality and cost-effective SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Tests.
A trial has found that the commonly used antibiotics, azithromycin and doxycycline, do not reduce recovery time for COVID-19 patients in the community.
NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has told an inquiry into the 'lessons that can be learned', in the wake of the pandemic, that there needs to be a focus on health inequalities.
A survey by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has shown that the pressures placed on doctors by the pandemic are taking a significant toll.
The interim findings from the eighth report of REACT, one of the country’s largest studies into COVID-19 infections in England, have been published. Initial findings show infections increased by 50% from early December, with 1 in 63 people infected.
Leading healthcare organisations are calling for emergency legislation to protect healthcare workers who find themselves at risk of legal challenge when treating COVID-19 patients in good faith and in circumstances beyond their control.
A new study funded by Cancer Research UK shows that the immune response to COVID-19 is the same in people with solid tumours compared to those without cancer.