Workers crucial to vaccination programme to receive jabs

20 January 2021

In a move intended to protect continuity of the supply chain to help ensure flow of Covid vaccines for most vulnerable, crucial workers in roles such as manufacturing, “fill and finish” and batch testing will be offered vaccinations.

UK nations sign up to new Rare Disease Framework

20 January 2021

The UK nations have signed up to a new Rare Disease Framework to speed up diagnosis, increase awareness and improve treatment and care of rare diseases, such as Huntington’s disease or cystic fibrosis.

Cervical screening attendance drops during pandemic

20 January 2021

During Cervical Cancer Prevention Week the charity Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, which organised the event, is highlighting how the number of women attending smear tests has dropped over the last two decades and is likely to have fallen further during the pandemic.