JCVI recommends booster jabs for over 50s

14 September 2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended booster jabs for over 50s and younger adults with health conditions, amid concern about waning immunity.

Winter plan for managing Covid

14 September 2021

We reported recently that parts of the Coronavirus Act 2020 were expected to be repealed as the Government prepared to set out its latest plan for dealing with Covid-19 (see Government outlines next steps in its Covid response).

Government publishes new Plan for Health and Social Care

8 September 2021

The Government has published Build Back Better: Our Plan for Health and Social Care, which gives an overview of how it intends to tackle the electives backlog in the NHS, put the NHS on a sustainable footing, and gives more detail on a plan for adult social care in England.

Charities unite to tackle health inequalities

7 September 2021

The Government has welcomed new charities to the voluntary community and social enterprise (VCSE), Health and Wellbeing Alliance, to bring people’s voices and lived experiences to the centre of health policy development and work to level up the UK.