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COVID-19 booster programme extended

The COVID-19 booster programme will be extended to people aged 40 and over, and the NHS will offer a second dose to people aged 16 to 17, the Department of Health and Social Care has announced

Climate change is a health emergency

The RCN has restated its commitment to tackling climate change and urged the government to treat climate change as a health emergency to coincide with the UN Climate Change Conference 2021

Inclisiran: the killer app for beating heart disease

A new anti-cholesterol drug could soon be offered to hundreds of thousands of people in England and Wales. NHS England says inclisiran, given as a twice-a-year injection, could save about 30,000 lives within a decade.

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