Covid: PM considering new restrictions amid second coronavirus wave

Options include a ban on households mixing in England, as a further 4,422 UK cases are confirmed.

Cancer taskforce aims to reduce patient backlog

Patients say they have missed out on face-to-face examinations and appointments.

Coronavirus: 'Widespread virus growth across the country'

The R number has risen to between 1.1 and 1.4 as officials warn of "far worse things to come".

Coronavirus: Care home visitors to be supervised at all times

The government's winter plan says staff should watch to ensure visitors maintain social distancing.

Coronavirus testing: Simple test gives results in 90 minutes

The device is already being used in some hospitals to identify Covid patients.

Coronavirus: Teacher writes about 'horrendous' Covid-19 battle

After six weeks in hospital, recalling every Covid-19 memory has helped one patient.

Coronavirus: Test demand 'significantly outstripping' capacity

The number of under-17s seeking Covid-19 tests has doubled, the head of NHS Test and Trace tells MPs.

Amanda Bowles: Doctor error contributed to anorexic woman's death

An eating disorder psychiatrist apologises to Amanda Bowles' family for not intervening sooner.

Coronavirus testing: What's going wrong?

Empty testing centres, overstretched labs and rising demand - what is behind the UK's problems?

Coronavirus: Trial urges people to call 111 before going to A&E

The pilots aim to help hospitals cope with winter pressures, including coronavirus and flu.