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New plan to tackle cancer backlog announced

Renewed focus will be placed on innovative cancer treatment and early diagnosis to reduce the backlog in cancer treatment caused by the pandemic, Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has announced

Government u-turns on vaccine mandate

Regulations making vaccines a condition of deployment for staff are set to be revoked, subject to public consultation and parliamentary approval, Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has announced

Cancer checks at record high

Record numbers of people are coming forward for cancer tests, with almost a quarter of a million referrals in one month, NHS England has announced

New campaign to encourage weight loss in 2022

A new initiative has been launched by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to help people reduce the risk of developing serious illness and being hospitalised with COVID-19

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