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Bionic eye implant enables blind UK woman to detect visual signals
Breakthrough offers hope of restoration of sight to people suffering vision loss because of dry AMD

Andrew Gregory Health editor

21, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Covid absences among NHS staff in England fall amid signs crisis is easing
Staff still under pressure, health leaders warn, with more than 35,000 off due to Covid on an average day

Niamh McIntyre, Pamela Duncan and Andrew Gregory

20, Jan, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Czech Republic scraps mandatory jabs as daily cases hit new high; record cases in Bulgaria – as it happened
Czech government scraps decree to avoid ‘deepening fissures’ in country; Bulgaria reports highest daily tally of pandemic with 11,181 infections

Samantha Lock (now); Jem Bartholomew, Lucy Campbelland Martin Belam (earlier)

20, Jan, 2022 @1:13 AM

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Antimicrobial resistance now a leading cause of death worldwide, study finds
Lancet analysis highlights need for urgent action to address antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections

Andrew Gregory Health editor

20, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS
Health secretary plans to ‘get life completely back to normal’ in England with end of plan B and compulsory self-isolation

Peter Walker, Andrew Gregory and Sally Weale

19, Jan, 2022 @7:16 PM

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All plan B Covid restrictions, including mask wearing, to end in England
PM says plan B measures will stop on 26 January and compulsory self-isolation for people with Covid on 24 March

Peter Walker, Sally Weale and Andrew Gregory

19, Jan, 2022 @4:21 PM

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Meningitis B cases rising sharply among students in England, study finds
Exclusive: Cases are exceeding pre-pandemic levels, particularly in university students

Andrew Gregory Health editor

19, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Hundreds of dementia care homes found to be substandard in England
Exclusive: Guardian analysis finds one in five homes rated ‘inadequate’ or ‘require improvement’ by CQC

Andrew Gregory Health editor

18, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Unvaccinated over-60s face monthly fine in Greece; UK reports another 84,429 cases and 85 deaths – as it happened
Un-jabbed older people in Greece face penalties starting at a €50; UK cases continue downward trend

Samantha Lock (now); Jedidajah Otte, Lucy Campbell and Martin Belam (earlier)

18, Jan, 2022 @1:37 AM

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Sleep deprived NHS doctors: ‘I realised my error when the patient collapsed’
Exclusive: Four medics tell how extreme tiredness during pandemic has affected their ability to work

Andrew Gregory Health editor

17, Jan, 2022 @12:20 PM

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One in four NHS doctors tired to the point of impairment, survey finds
Exclusive: Patients suffering harm as a result of doctors being deprived of sleep during pandemic, says report

Andrew Gregory Health editor

17, Jan, 2022 @12:20 PM

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Millions in UK drinking harmful levels of alcohol at home, experts warn
Switch to drinking at home rather than in pubs during Covid pandemic partly to blame

Andrew Gregory Health editor

17, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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