Health

Satisfaction with UK's NHS hits record low: Survey

Public satisfaction with the UK's state-funded National Health Service (NHS) hit record lows in 2023, research suggested on Wednesday, with long waits for appointments a central grievance.

Health

UK unveils pharmacies plan to ease NHS pressure

Britain's pharmacists will soon be able to prescribe drugs that were previously only authorized by doctors, under government plans unveiled Tuesday to ease pressure on the state-run National Health Service.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portugal adds virus booster jab incentives, cuts isolation

Portugal's government announced Thursday further incentives for people to get COVID-19 booster shots and said new rules will require people to isolate only if they live with someone who tests positive.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Berlin to exclude unvaccinated from bars, cinemas, hairdressers

Germany's capital Berlin will from Monday tighten the screws on unvaccinated people by denying them access to indoor dining, bars, gyms and hairdressers in an effort to contain a coronavirus resurgence.

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