12 killed by rare bacterial infection in Essex

12 killed by rare bacterial infection in Essex

The NHS in Essex is working closely with Public Health England and other partners to manage this local incident, and extra infection control measures have been put in place to prevent the infection spreading in the area.

Millions of people failing to take free test that could spot deadly diseases, NHS warns

Millions of people failing to take free test that could spot deadly diseases, NHS warns

A free health check that could spot deadly diseases has been taken by less than half of over-40s, NHS England has warned.