Tag: health secretary

Thousands of jobs at risk unless UK travel rules changed, say airlines | Airline industry

The travel industry has called for ministers to tear up the UK’s Covid traffic light and...

Coronavirus live: Brazil suspends 12m Sinovac doses; UK set to require NHS workers to be vaccinated

Brazil suspends use of over 12m Chinese Sinovac doses; UK reportedly pushes ahead with plans to...

Give pupils Covid jab to prevent virus running through UK, expert says | Coronavirus

Schoolchildren should be given the Covid vaccine to avoid allowing the virus to “run through the...

Don’t wait for JCVI green light to roll out Covid boosters, says Hunt | Coronavirus

Ministers should consider rolling out Covid booster injections even without a green light from the vaccinations...

Covid Booster Shots Beginning in Several Nations

This month, several countries have begun or will start giving booster shots to people already vaccinated...

Covid booster vaccine ‘highly likely’, says UK government adviser | Coronavirus

It is “highly likely” that there will be a Covid-19 vaccine booster programme, a senior government...

Volunteers may be required in staffing shortfall at English care homes | Care workers

An army of volunteers could be needed this winter to tackle rising staff shortages in care...

Labour says PPE contracts must not go to Xinjiang firms that use forced workers | Labour

Labour has written to the health secretary, Sajid Javid, urging him to ensure a new £5bn...

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