Sir Bernard, who chairs the Commons Liaison Committee, told BBC Look East: “It would be far cheaper to spend the money on tracking and tracing [people with the virus] and then, being extremely nice and understanding to them, and possibly putting them up in a nice hotel, and helping them sort out their business or family life so that they can isolate.
Adolescents are more likely to feel depressed and self-harm, and are less likely to get a full night’s sleep, than 10 years ago, a study suggests. Yet smoking, alcohol and anti-social behaviour – often linked to mental health problems – were less common for 14-year-olds in 2015 than in 2005. Factors behind mental health problems […]
Women and girls should be able to get hold of emergency contraception more easily without the need for a consultation with a pharmacist, say women’s health experts. A report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends the morning-after pill “should be sold straight off the shelf”, like condoms. There are too many barriers […]
Coronavirus testing is available for millions more people in England from today after the government loosened rules on who can apply. Expanded eligibility now means care home residents and staff with or without symptoms can request testing. While people over 65 and anyone who must leave home to go to work can now book a […]