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Coronavirus: where and when do you need a face covering?

Coronavirus: where and when do you need a face covering?

Find out what the latest UK advice is on wearing face masks or coverings and the key information you need to know about using one safely.

Dentists can reopen in England, but you may struggle to get an appointment

Dentists can reopen in England, but you may struggle to get an appointment

Find out when dentists are re-opening across the UK and what they are likely to offer, plus how the coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating existing issues with access to NHS dentists.

How older people can have a successful video GP appointment

How older people can have a successful video GP appointment

Video GP appointments may be here to stay after the pandemic. Here’s how to get the most out of one and what to do if you don’t feel comfortable speaking to your doctor this way. 

Coronavirus and medicine shortages: what’s going on?

Coronavirus and medicine shortages: what’s going on?

It's not just paracetamol. Find out what's behind stock issues, what's being done to tackle the problem, and what you can do

Patient choice: how to choose the right hospital and consultant

Patient choice: how to choose the right hospital and consultant

We asked GPs specialist consultants and other health policy experts what they would want to find out before choosing a hospital or doctor for their treatment.

Sick Pay: hospital parking charges rise by 10% in one year

Sick Pay: hospital parking charges rise by 10% in one year

Hospital car parking charges brought in more than £254m of revenue for the NHS last year - a record high. We look at the problem of hospital parking, and whether free parking is really the answer.

NHS postcode lottery persists for most vulnerable patients

NHS postcode lottery persists for most vulnerable patients

We've found that those with the most complex medical needs still contend with a postcode lottery in having their care costs outside of hospital funded by the NHS.

How will Brexit affect medicine supplies and your health?

How will Brexit affect medicine supplies and your health?

We explain what you need to know about access to medicines, prescriptions and NHS care in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Can you trust AI symptom checkers?

Can you trust AI symptom checkers?

AI symptom checkers aim to help direct patients to the most appropriate healthcare, but we found different apps gave conflicting diagnoses and advice for the same symptoms.

Are online GPs the future of healthcare?

Are online GPs the future of healthcare?

Online GP services promise easier and more convenient access to healthcare, but how does it work in practice? We explore the new world of digital NHS services and how they affect you.

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