Articles about National Health Service

UK's vaccine program expanded to cover everyone over age 30

26 May 2021

UK's vaccine program expanded to cover everyone over age 30

The UK's health service on Wednesday extended its COVID-19 age-based vaccination program to the next cohort to cover everyone aged over 30.

United Kingdom crosses grim COVID-19 death toll of 100,000

27 Jan 2021

United Kingdom crosses grim COVID-19 death toll of 100,000

The United Kingdom on Tuesday hit another grim COVID-19 milestone as the country's death toll crossed 100,000 since the peak of the pandemic last year, with another 1,631 daily deaths.

Pfizer vaccine: UK issues allergy warning after two adverse reactions

09 Dec 2020

Pfizer vaccine: UK issues allergy warning after two adverse reactions

British medicine regulator on Wednesday advised people with a history of significant allergic reactions against getting the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech.

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine; first doses expected next week

02 Dec 2020

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine; first doses expected next week

The United Kingdom on Wednesday gave emergency approval to Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the first Western country to allow mass immunization against the viral disease.

Coronavirus: UK government extends work visas for Indian, foreign doctors

24 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: UK government extends work visas for Indian, foreign doctors

The coronavirus pandemic, which is ripping apart the globe, prompted the British government to extend work visas for foreign doctors and nurses, including those from India, for another year.

Coronavirus: Amid second-wave fears, UK PM to encourage remote working

22 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Amid second-wave fears, UK PM to encourage remote working

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will, in an address to the nation on Tuesday, tell his countrymen to work from home in the foreseeable future. Evidently, this is seen as an effort to handle the second wave of coronavirus.

Coronavirus outbreak: Arsenal to provide over 30,000 free meals

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Arsenal to provide over 30,000 free meals

English club Arsenal is all set to provide more than 30,000 to vulnerable people in the local community in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

UK: Brits are destroying 5G towers due to coronavirus. What?

05 Apr 2020

UK: Brits are destroying 5G towers due to coronavirus. What?

At a time when coronavirus cases are skyrocketing and high-speed internet is more important than ever, people in the UK are setting their 5G towers on fire.

Edgbaston Stadium to be used as NHS amid coronavirus pandemic

03 Apr 2020

Edgbaston Stadium to be used as NHS amid coronavirus pandemic

The Edgbaston Stadium will be used as a National Health Service (NHS) in a bid to help in the battle against COVID-19.

Google's AI can detect breast cancer more accurately than experts

03 Jan 2020

Google's AI can detect breast cancer more accurately than experts

DeepMind, Google's AI research company, is using its technology for a bigger (and much needed) task - breast cancer detection.

Indian-origin doctor sexually assaults 23 women by exploiting cancer concerns

12 Dec 2019

Indian-origin doctor sexually assaults 23 women by exploiting cancer concerns

A former doctor in the United Kingdom was found guilty of sexually assaulting 23 women patients.

UK visa costs increase significantly for Indians, non-EU migrants

08 Jan 2019

UK visa costs increase significantly for Indians, non-EU migrants

The overall cost for a UK visa for Indians as well as non-EU citizens will increase from Tuesday after plans to increase the immigration health surcharge (IHS) were approved.

UK visa cost to increase significantly for Indians, non-EU immigrants

13 Oct 2018

UK visa cost to increase significantly for Indians, non-EU immigrants

With plans in place to raise the immigration health surcharge (IHS) that is payable when students, professionals, and family members apply for a UK visa, the overall cost for a UK visa is set to go up for Indians as well as non-EU immigrants.

Award-winning Indian-origin physiotherapist wants to start 'unique' rehab in India

15 Jul 2018

Award-winning Indian-origin physiotherapist wants to start 'unique' rehab in India

An Indian-origin healthcare professional in the UK, who was recently awarded for her work to improve the quality of patient care in the state-funded National Health Service (NHS), said her dream is to start a rehabilitation and re-employment center in India.

UK's new visa opens opportunities for Indian scientists, researchers

07 Jul 2018

UK's new visa opens opportunities for Indian scientists, researchers

The UK has launched new visas that will be open to overseas scientists and researchers, to encourage the growth of UK's research sector.

Britain's first male to give birth to a baby girl!

09 Jul 2017

Britain's first male to give birth to a baby girl!

21-year-old Hayden Cross, a transgender in the middle of sex-transition, has become the first male in Britain to give birth to a baby girl.

WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key

20 May 2017

WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key

A team of researchers said they had found a last-chance way to protect systems from WannaCry, which first hit computers in 99 countries a week ago.

WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools

18 May 2017

WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools

Shadow Brokers, the group which released parts of US national security agency (NSA)'s cyber weapons stockpile, forming the basis of the WannaCry ransomware, promised to keep releasing hacking tools every month to those willing to pay for the same.

Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India

13 May 2017

Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India

A massive cyber-attack has struck organizations around the world which is believed to have used tools made by the US National Security Agency.

Brexit effect : Indian doctors to be more in demand

13 Apr 2017

Brexit effect : Indian doctors to be more in demand

With Brexit looming large in Britain's future, Indian doctors are likely to be more in demand in UK's health sector.

Scottish Independence: Scotland could be independent, says Lord King

21 Mar 2017

Scottish Independence: Scotland could be independent, says Lord King

Lord Mervyn King, ex-Governor of the Bank of England, said Scotland "could be an independent country" but would "risk" taking a hit to its public finances if oil revenues fall.