Former PHE medical director backs assisted dying after cancer diagnosis

A former medical director of Public Health England has backed assisted dying in the UK after developing incurable lung cancer, describing the current law as “inhumane”. Professor Paul Cosford said he “never wanted to be a supporter of changing the law in favour of assisted dying,” but called on the Government to understand why “rational, […]

More than 650 households escape quarantine fines

Yvette Cooper, who chairs the home affairs committee, said it showed “huge gaps” in enforcement. “There clearly isn’t any robust enforcement system,” she said. “That is very bad for public health and also very frustrating for all...