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Covid infections jump by half a million in UK, says ONS

The rise is being driven by two new sub-variants of Omicron which are spreading quickly.


Dame Deborah James death prompts more bowel-cancer checks

The NHS website has had thousands more visits this week after the campaigner's death.


Special Covid leave scrapped for NHS staff in England

The Royal College of Nursing said the decision shows "how little" the government valued NHS staff.