NHS staff took more than 500,000 sick days due to mental health issues in May

NHS staff took more than half a million sick days because of mental health issues in May, during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. NHS Digital released data on Thursday that detailed sickness absence rates for May. It showed that the overall sickness absence rate for England was 4.7 per cent, down from 6.2 per […]

Call for all maternity staff to get regular coronavirus tests

Maternity staff should get regular coronavirus tests, scientists have said, as a study reveals one in six have contracted the disease, with a third of cases asymptomatic. The fact that so many showed no signs of having caught the virus allowed them to go about the...