Health

Pfizer vaccine authorised by US FDA for adolescents

Pfizer has been one of a number of vaccine manufacturers testing jabs on children. The aim of vaccinating them - particularly older children - would b...

Conversion therapy: Public to be consulted before ban

In April, Mr Johnson wrote to the Evangelical Alliance, which represents 3,500 churches, to reassure the group that adults will still be able to "rece...

How to get Bangladeshi men talking about mental health

Bangladeshi men have been hit hard by the pandemic – in terms of higher death rates compared to other communities, shut down industries and job loss...

Covid alert level reduced as lockdown set to ease

A statement from the chief medical officers for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales as well as NHS England national medical director Stephen...

EastEnders tackles schizophrenia stigma with help from Mind charity

The show's hook-up with the charity was designed to help the actors, producers and writers learn more about "the emotional and social experience of li...

Alder Hey children's mental health team see rise in calls for help

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns have had an effect on many people's mental health. For Mental Health Awareness Week, BBC North West Ton...