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UK general practitioners may use extra COVID-19 vaccine doses at discretion: NHS

December 18, 2020 9:02 am

The National Health Service (NHS) confirmed to Reuters that in a weekly webinar with NHS England on Thursday, clinicians were told they could use the sixth dose "at their discretion".

Rishi Sunak hands UK key workers a COVID-19 crisis pay rise

July 21, 2020 5:11 pm

The minister said that nearly 900,000 workers will benefit across the country, with teachers and doctors seeing the largest rise at 3.1 per cent and 2.8 per cent respectively recognising their efforts on the frontline during the battle against COVID-19. Police and prison officers will both have a 2.5 per cent rise in pay, scheduled for the 2020-21 financial year.

UK hospital deaths from coronavirus cross grim 20,000 milestone

April 25, 2020 10:37 pm

The UK's death toll now makes it just one of a number of countries to have crossed the 20,000 fatalities mark, after France, Spain, Italy and the US.

UK's NHS issues COVID-19 safety reminder for Ramzan

April 23, 2020 3:18 pm

The NHS has a diverse workforce, with an estimated 3.3 per cent of the 1.4 million NHS workers being from a Muslim background.

UK fundraiser helps Indian-origin COVID-19 victim with funeral costs

April 17, 2020 8:29 pm

The victim, who is a staff nurse at the National Health Service (NHS) Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn is on ventilator support while the rest of her family is mourning the demise of her mother.

Indian-origin DJ faces jail for contempt of court in UK

April 28, 2018 4:31 pm

In June 2008, Atwal, who was working in his family's taxi firm, was injured in an attack with a baseball bat and went to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Experts struggle to fix Britain's NHS cyber-hack

May 16, 2017 10:53 am

The malware used in the NHS attack is called WannaCry and attacks Windows operating systems.

As Scotland votes today, excitement, anxiety mounts

September 18, 2014 7:47 am

Voters who want to stay in the United Kingdom fear the country they live in may soon cease to exist.

UK drive to get Sikhs on organ donor list

October 21, 2013 5:02 pm

The National Health Service kicked off the campaign across UK,starting with the Sikh community.

Britain’s cash-strapped

August 24, 2013 1:00 am

Britains's cash-strapped National Health Service (NHS) is planning to strike up a series of healthcare deals in India.