Emergency care doctors have said the NHS must step up its plans for dealing with flu after Australia was hit by a particularly bad outbreak of the virus.
NHS staff who are not vaccinated against the flu should have to wear a badge informing patients, England’s chief medical officer has suggested.
MOST of us will be looking forward to some time off with our families over Christmas and New Year.
SCOTLAND is in the grip of a killer winter with the number of people dying at a 13-year high.
The doctor will save me now: Our writer hails the everyday heroics of NHS staff after contracting vicious flu virus
SUNDAY POST writer Janet Boyle has written hundreds of stories about the NHS but, two weeks ago, she was at the centre of her own after contracting a vicious flu virus.
CASES of flu in Scotland have risen for the third week in a row, according to official statistics.
WINTER pressures on the health service have highlighted a lack of funding and solutions required to make the NHS sustainable in the long term, doctors have said.
THE mum of a toddler rushed to hospital after being hit by flu has hailed frontline NHS staff.
THE NHS 24 hotline received 45,000 calls from Scots in the four days over Christmas – almost double last year’s number and the highest since the winter of 2004.
THE much-debated phenomenon of “man flu” may have some basis in fact, researchers have said.
WHEN Paula Radcliffe was diagnosed with asthma, she knew she would have to carefully manage the condition.