PHE said the new blood test was “highly specific” and had an accuracy of 100 per cent in detecting people who had ever had Covid-19.
The Labour peer has said he has "faith" in the government's action on Covid-19, as opinion among politicians and experts continues to vary.
The former president of the Faculty of Public Health has accused the government of wasting time in its response to coronavirus.
The Labour peer said Boris Johnson’s administration had struck the right balance between “being open with the country and at the same time not causing the country to panic”.
Richard Ratcliffe has said his wife is "desperate" to get tested for the Covid-19 virus but claims Iranian authorities will not allow it.
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli said he had let himself and his club down after he appeared to mock the coronavirus outbreak on Snapchat.
One in three hospitals in England put up the cost of parking last year, making £254 million from the charge in 2018/19.
Four-year-old Jack Williment was pictured sleeping on the floor as he waited for a bed at Leeds General Infirmary.
Paramedics found a note on their ambulance calling them a "dumbass" for blocking the driveway of a house as they attended an emergency.
Mothers and babies suffered avoidable death due to major failings stretching back 40 years at an NHS trust, according to a leaked report.
From today, GPs are able to refer computer game-addicted youngsters to a specialist clinic.
The Hundred tournament has faced criticism from health campaigners for offering KP Snacks prime advertising space.
Matt Hancock has promised to build 40 new hospitals over the next 10 years in the "biggest programme in a generation".
A study has found that some bacteria are able to change form to avoid antibiotics, providing a potential explanation for resistance.
New data has shown that 621 patients suffered NHS mistakes so serious they were classed as "never events", meaning they should never happen.
The 45-year-old revealed he was suffering from the virus at the weekend after blackmailers threatened to expose his positive status.
A network of Female Genital Mutilation clinics are to open in England to help survivors and prevent more girls being mutilated.
The number of cases of measles has risen in the UK and the Prime Minister is seeking urgent action to boost vaccinations.
The talkRADIO host got in a heated debate with a campaigner calling on the government to introduce a tax on companies that produce high-calorie food.
A grandfather has received a £20,000 pay out after he was mistakenly circumcised instead of receiving routine bladder treatment.
The British TV icon, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2014, has penned an open letter urging the PM to "fix dementia care".
talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer accused Shirley Cramer of "communist Russia stuff" for calling for more control over supermarket layouts.
Damian Hinds has said technology companies have a big responsibility to curb the spread of health misinformation on the internet.
Researchers have called for improved cleaning processes after finding surgical gowns can retain superbugs even after being treated.
Professor Robert Winston has raised concerns over a partnership between Amazon’s Alexa device and the NHS.
The group criticised the leadership frontrunner for his promise to stop increasing taxes on junk food if elected Prime Minister.
The leadership frontrunner promised to halt hikes on so-called “sin taxes”, which include levies on tobacco, alcohol and sugar.
Good Food Chain has gone into liquidation after being investigated over a listeria outbreak at a number of UK hospitals.
Medical appointments could be costing the UK economy more than £10bn in lost working hours each year, according to research.
Britons spend around six weeks of their lives applying moisturiser, according to a new study.
Teachers are striking over health concerns at a school where blue water has been reported coming from taps.
The British Sandwich Association said it is unlikely sandwich suppliers are to blame for the listeria deaths of five patients across the UK.
The mum of a child with M.E has criticised her housing association after they demanded she remove a swing set from a communal garden.
Two more patients have died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and salads linked to a listeria outbreak.
Jeremy Hunt’s belief that the legal limit for abortion should be reduced from 24 weeks to 12 is “staggering”, according to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.
Three hospital patients have died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches linked to a listeria outbreak.
Britons are willing to ignore best before dates on supermarket staples for over a week, according to a study.
More than 23,000 people have been admitted to hospital because of dog attacks during the past three years, new figures show.
Schools should ban children who have not received their measles vaccination, according to some UK doctors.
The number of sexually transmitted infections has risen by five per cent in England in a year.
Over half of food and drink products featuring popular cartoon characters are high in fats, saturated sugar and salt, new figures show.
Instagram posts by Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson have been banned for encouraging the unsafe buying of coloured contact lenses.
Dog walkers could be putting themselves at risk of serious hand injuries by controlling their pets incorrectly, surgeons have warned.
People living near Grenfell tower have told talkRADIO they have experienced cancer complications and breathing difficulties after the fire.
James McVey from The Vamps has described how he struggled with his body image after coming out the I’m A Celebrity jungle.
Eye problems experienced by millions of Britons could be due to a lack of blinking when looking at screens, research has revealed.
A survey revealed dehydration and bad habits have left the British public feeling they only perform at their ‘very best’ for one third of the day.
A Labour MP has claimed the government should make it a criminal offence not to vaccinate children.
Two-thirds of Britons think their workload is having a negative effect on their health, a study has found.
Former Health Minister Norman Lamb has said that there was “an extraordinary establishment cover up” at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital, as police begin a criminal investigation.
A new criminal investigation into the Gosport hospital scandal - in which hundreds of patients died after being given powerful painkillers - has been launched.
Fibre-optic broadband will soon be present in all hospitals and GP surgeries, according to the health secretary.