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Tuesday 17th September 2019

Olympics Articles


Pregnant women should avoid olympics

5th July 2016

The chief medical officer for England has advised pregnant women not to travel to the Olympic Games due to the Zika virus.

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Risk of Zika spread from Olympics 'very low'

15th June 2016

The WHO says there is a very low risk of the Zika virus spreading as a result of the Olympics.

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Newham physically inactive

12th November 2014

Research reveals more people in the London Olympics borough are physically inactive than anywhere else in England.

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HPA launch systems to spot Olympic infections

3rd May 2012

The HPA has launched two new systems to help spot new and emerging infections.

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Flu risk will increase at Olympics

4th April 2012

Report says the Olympics will increase the risk of flu.

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British athletes warned against handshakes

6th March 2012

Handshakes should be avoided at London 2012.

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Palliative care in Britain

15th September 2011

Dr Claudia Bausewein discusses UK's leadership in palliative care.

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2012 health services won't face CQC checks

19th July 2011

Health services established for the London 2012 Olympics will not be checked by the Care Quality Commission.

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Nurses recruited to stamp out drug use

28th June 2011

Nurses are to play a key role in stamping out use of performance-enhanced drugs use during the Olympics.

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UK news 15/10/10

15th October 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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