Two more people have been diagnosed with monkeypox in UK in cases not linked to previous infection

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection which kills up to one in ten of those infected but does not spread easily between people (file photo)

Two more people have been diagnosed with monkeypox in the UK in cases not linked to the previous infection, health bumps said. One of the two people – who live in the same household – is being treated in hospital, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said. The cases, confirmed by health bosses on Saturday, … Read more

HPV jab using same tech as AstraZeneca Covid vaccine could combat cervical cancer in adults

The ground-breaking technology behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine could be used to combat cervical cancer, potentially wiping out early signs of the disease before it has time to progress

HPV jab which uses same technology as AstraZeneca Covid vaccine could combat cervical cancer in adults Trial is under way at several NHS hospitals giving more than 50 women who test positive for pre-cancerous tissue on their cervix a specially designed HPV jab Researchers will examine whether pre-cancerous tissue is still on the cervix, along … Read more

Damning MP report concludes Government is making ‘inadequate’ progress to improve survival rates

The performance of the NHS's current cancer referral targets have declined in the past decade with the number of cancer patients who received urgent treatment within two months falling to 67 per cent last year, the target is 85 per cent

Britain is making ‘inadequate’ progress towards its fight to improve cancer services, a damning report by MPs concluded today. Experts advising the Health and Social Care Committee examined pledges that the Government had made to improve cancer outcomes for patients. They ruled the Government is failing to meet its targets to boost the NHS workforce, … Read more

Gov slammed for silence on if unjabbed care home staff can get their jobs back after U-turn

The Department of Health has once again been criticized for its continuing silence on if the 40,000 care home staff sacked over the 'no jab, no job' policy brought in in November 2021 but not revoked should be reinstated (file image)

Sajid Javid‘s Department of Health and Social Care was today slammed for its silence over whether thousands of carers who were sacked for not being vaccinated against Covid can get their jobs back. Up to 40,000 workers were effectively fired when the highly controversial ‘no jab, no job’ policy was introduced in November. Health chiefs … Read more