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An NHS Confederation report predicts a 20% increase in demand for services in the coming months.
Antibody tests suggest similar exposure to the virus in the two capitals, despite different strategies.
Health minister Edward Argar says it is "evolving and flexing", amid plans to cut 6,000 contact tracers.
The education secretary says a new coronavirus study supports the government decision to reopen schools.
Dating during lockdown is hard enough in 2020, but how do you deal with it when cancer is in the mix too?
Ministers want nursing jobs in England to be more accessible, but a union says the plan falls short.
Boris Johnson wants schools in England to be the last sector to close in any future local lockdowns.
Residents will be allowed up to three outdoor visitors at a time from Monday, ministers announce.
Some kits sent to care homes should be returned, but the government says the risk to safety is low.
The new rules apply to cinemas, museums and places of worship as more quarantine restrictions start.
After a low in cases at the end of June, the ONS estimated infections had been rising slightly in July.
A deal in which NHS England had access to 92% of private hospitals beds will come to an end.
Hundreds march in Cardiff, Swansea, Bridgend and Merthyr claiming they missed out on latest award.
Female breast cancer patients were much more likely to survive than other patients, a study says.
But the South Korean study couldn't say how much this group actually passed coronavirus on.
The app will use QR barcode scans as well as Bluetooth handshakes to determine if users are at risk.
Janet Wilkie criticises the suspension of breast screenings for the over 70s due to the pandemic.
The premature babies were treated in hospitals 60 miles apart but an app kept their parents updated.
Scientists in Rwanda find cases of resistance to artemisinin, a frontline drug used to treat malaria.
Clinicians from global study say controversy around the drug is stopping them completing their study.
Millions of respirators will not be used by health workers because they may not fit adequately.
A lack of information from universities will pose a "further risk to lives", the NUS warns.
They "face greater barriers" when trying to protect themselves from coronavirus, a report says.
The right to an education should take priority over pubs, England's children's commissioner says.
But one in 20 say they won't be returning anytime soon after advice changed on 1 August.
Dozens of English councils discriminate against children with autism, legal experts say.
Experts working for the Commons health committee will assess whether policy commitments are being met.
Guidelines recommends not using common painkillers for long-term pain
The UK's test and trace schemes are not yet good enough to stop a virus resurgence, scientists say.
A new Canadian clinical guideline aims to reduce stigma against overweight patients.
The rapid tests for hospitals and care homes will distinguish between Covid-19 and seasonal illness.
Critically ill children with suspected genetic illnesses in Wales are to be offered a new NHS test in UK first.
Vulnerable people can now leave their home for the first time since lockdown began.
Be 'tick alert' say health officials, following the diagnosis for the first time of a rare illness.
Millions face new lockdown rules prohibiting separate households from meeting each other at their homes.
A study that involves swabbing a randomly select group of households found positive tests were increasing.
Charities are calling on the chancellor to protect the jobs of workers who have been shielding.
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end?
As shielding ends for the 'elderly and vulnerable' will the world they are about to be re-enter be less accessible than the one they left four months ago?
What lessons has coronavirus taught us - and will ministers and health leaders act upon them?
Teams around the world are looking into medicines for Covid-19 and scientists are starting to discover what works.
In Bradford, community schemes offer a novel approach to promoting healthy lifestyles.
Until recently, the city was seen as a poster child in its handling of the pandemic. What went wrong?
While there have been thousands of changes to the virus only one is seen as possibly altering its behaviour.
Research suggests most countries' populations will have shrunk by the end of the century.
Dr John Wright on two young patients seen at Bradford Royal Infirmary's Covid-19 "survivors' clinic".
About 200 groups of medical researchers around the world are working on a vaccine for Covid-19.
Immunity is the crucial question and understanding it will tell us how the pandemic will end.
Thousands of people with Covid-19 report recurring symptoms for far longer than 14 days.
Wheelchair-user Ginny Butcher says disabled people in the UK have been abandoned during the pandemic.
At one stage the oxygen level in Davide Compagnone's blood was lower than on Everest's peak.
Young people's eating habits have meant more snacks but also more shared meals, say researchers.
The government has said it will be possible to relax the 2m social distancing from 4 July - but is it safe to do so?
Far more people have died during the coronavirus pandemic than official Covid-19 data can account for
Natasha Howard is campaigning for a set time in the day when only people who are shielding go outdoors.
When Mohammed Azeem arrived in hospital his blood oxygen levels were "not compatible with life" as one doctor put it.
A cheap steroid is hailed a big breakthrough in the treatment of seriously ill Covid-19 patients.
Professor Peter Piot, one of the world’s top infectious disease experts, was hit by Covid-19.
Pubs, bars and clubs are having to change because of Covid-19. But what will a night out feel like?
Some people in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland can form "support bubbles".
The devices allow a person's temperature to be checked from a distance, but are not always reliable.
How are hospital and hospice chaplains managing to provide comfort for dying patients?
When Shannon fell ill with coronavirus, her carer Caroline took matters into her own hands.
Identifying superspreading events could be crucial in the fight against the virus, scientists say.
One boss describes seeing staff fall ill and residents die as the virus swept through his care homes.
Scientists have discovered more evidence about a strange and worrying feature of the coronavirus.
As restrictions lift, you might feel anxious about how to stay safe. Here's what experts advise.
Positive stories from people considered at high risk who have made a full recovery from coronavirus.
Five doctors administering end-of-life care reflect on the current crisis.
"Passports" showing individuals' health status could become the next front for fighting the pandemic.
Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.
Children seem to be at low risk from the disease, but can they still spread it?
A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arson and deaths - and the potential for even greater indirect harm.
Why is lifting restrictions being described as a "dangerous moment"?
Different policies are down to a number of factors, including geography, science and politics, experts say.
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
Hannah spent 12 years recovering from mental ill health, then happened to return to nursing the day Covid-19 was declared a pandemic.
Swedish healthcare is under scrutiny over the high rate of Covid-19 deaths in care homes.
Larger trials now needed to see if the vaccine can protect against the coronavirus.
The pens carried by people with severe allergies should be exchanged for a different brand.
It comes as medics warn the coronavirus pandemic is likely to lead to long-term mental health conditions.
Boris Johnson says "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures", so what was the coronavirus guidance given to them?
Some people might want to consider it during the pandemic. Here's why.
Why is England pressing ahead with plans to ease lockdown rules ahead of the rest of the UK?
Official statistics show a large increase in the number of UK deaths above the expected level.
Abusive messages were sent to an Asian doctor because of a myth that non-white patients are left to die.
A new community hospital recognises Jamaican-born nurse Mary Seacole - and BAME staff who have died.
Meet three generations of a North East family working on the front line to fight coronavirus.
How coping with OCD prepared one man for the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Could the amount of fat in our body increase complications with Covid-19?
The number at the heart of the decision whether to lift lockdown.
Coronavirus has forced people in Britain to radically change the way they live their lives. Here are eight things that have helped us cope.
What are the chances of passing the virus to the baby in the womb, or of premature birth?
The BBC's James Cook spends a day with doctors and nurses dealing with coronavirus in hospital.
Why do fewer people seem to be having heart attacks and strokes? One theory is that the lockdown lifestyle is healthy.
The UK has passed Italy's death toll but it's hard to make direct comparisons.
Dr Nigel Kennea describes his role supporting bereaved families at one London hospital during the coronavirus pandemic.
Two mothers tell the BBC about their experiences as their young children battled the virus.