National Health Service
British hospitals have switched to a "war footing" due to staff shortages caused by a wave of Omicron infections, the government said Tuesday, as the country's daily Covid caseload breached...
9 Sep 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is working with other Ministries and Agencies through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to address challenges faced by travelers to Nigeria. The NCDC identified the travellers as those using the Nigerian International Travel Portal. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, disclosed this in an interview with…
10 Jul 2020
He soon achieved renown for his dedication and for his passion for medical practice. Having worked for four decades, it was time for him to say goodbye to national service.
11 Apr 2020
League Managers Association chief executive Richard Bevan said Friday that the English season can only be restarted if all footballers are tested for coronavirus.
4 Aug 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised new funds for Britain's state-run national health service (NHS) on Sunday, seeking to fulfil one of the promises of his 2016 Brexit campaign.
7 Jan 2019
Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man's sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages. The research, published in the journal Clinical Chemistry, revealed that, compared to men whose…
13 Feb 2017
Patients whose arms are paralysed by disease or injury could have movement restored by pioneering surgery that ‘hijacks’ nerves and reroutes them.
30 May 2016
A drug used for treating pain, epilepsy, anxiety and other disorders may be linked with an increased risk of major birth defects, according to new research.