Doctors criticise ‘barmy’ rules forcing them to treat patients who refuse to wear face masks

The advice comes despite concern from health officials and scientific advisers in recent months that coronavirus infections in the community are being fuelled by transmission within healthcare settings.   The letter from NHS England to all GPs said practices must now offer face-to-face appointments, while continuing to use video, online and telephone consultation whenever appropriate.  It […]

Don’t buy face coverings for babies, parents are told

Parents are being warned not to buy face coverings for babies and young children, after health officials found retailers targeting the young. Public Health England (PHE) warned that children under the age of three are at risk of choking and suffocating if their faces...