Health & Wellbeing

Sunday, 24 January 2021 04:26

A health minister in Sri Lanka who endorsed herbal syrup to prevent Covid-19 has tested positive for the virus. Pavithra Wanniarachchi was said, by a media secretary at the Ministry of Health, to...

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Saturday, 23 January 2021 03:33

Africa will have to wait "weeks if not months" before receiving Covid-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization, according to various officials working towards getting doses for the...

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Saturday, 23 January 2021 03:28

More must be done to encourage African Caribbean communities to sign up for Covid vaccines, a pastor has said. Emmanuel Adeseko of the New Covenant Ministries, has taken part in a round-table event...

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Friday, 22 January 2021 01:00

People in Birmingham received their Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine injection at the Al Abbas Mosque in Birmingham as the renowned an well-respected place of worship began being used as...

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Wednesday, 20 January 2021 01:59

Scientists at the Alderley Park Lighthouse Lab in Cheshire have revealed the speed and scale at which the new variant of the COVID virus is spreading through communities across the country. The...

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Wednesday, 20 January 2021 01:57

A new survey, commissioned by Public Health England at the start of the current Government restrictions, reveals the impact COVID-19 has had on adults' mental wellbeing across the country. The...

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Sunday, 17 January 2021 04:38

A range of mental health support is on offer for anyone in Sandwell who is struggling this month, with the council joining efforts to ‘turn Blue Monday green’ tomorrow. The third Monday in January...

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Saturday, 16 January 2021 03:04

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis has received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine. The pontiff has advocated that everyone should get the vaccine, calling it an “ethical option”...

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Friday, 15 January 2021 02:18

Scotia Heights, an Exemplar Health Care complex needs care home in Stoke-on-Trent, has achieved a ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC rated Scotia Heights as ‘Good’ overall...

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Thursday, 14 January 2021 04:57

The call-line is part of a suite of early intervention methods, which also includes a Live Web Chat instant messenger service and an email address operated by trained staff to address mental health...

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Monday, 11 January 2021 00:11

New YouGov research sponsored by Fibre One, the indulgent 90 calorie treat, has revealed that adults in the West Midlands would like fewer possessions, to spend less time worrying and prefer to...

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Saturday, 09 January 2021 05:50

With the UK entering its third lockdown this week, the question many of the population are asking is ‘what more can we do?’ With the one year lockdown anniversary fast approaching, are we really at...

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Friday, 08 January 2021 02:42

A hospital consultant has said that people needed to "grow up" and take coronavirus seriously after footage shared on social media showed supposed empty hospitals. Dr David Nicholl, who works in the...

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Thursday, 07 January 2021 03:55

Millennium Point has announced that it will become the first Covid-19 mass vaccination centre to operate in the Midlands. The centre will be run by the NHS in Birmingham and Solihull as part of the...

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Tuesday, 05 January 2021 23:09

Some 1.3 million people in the UK have now received their first dose of a Covid vaccine, says the government. In England, that includes nearly a quarter of the most elderly, vulnerable...

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Monday, 04 January 2021 04:12

India has formally approved the emergency use of two coronavirus vaccines as it prepares for one of the world's biggest inoculation drives. The drugs regulatory authority gave the green light to the...