Another Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasiaVoluntary euthanasia has become legal in a fifth Australian state, more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy killing law for the terminally ill Covid jab 'compulsory' for England care home staffThe government will announce the measure in the next few days, the BBC understands. Shortfall of 50,000 doctors may overwhelm NHS in winter, BMA warnsNumber of medics in England fell further behind comparable EU countries over summer, as more consider quitting due to burnout Senior doctors in England to be consulted on NHS pay offerThe BMA doctors' union says the 3% pay rise offer for NHS staff in England is "bitterly disappointing". Face masks may be needed after July 19 amid 'alarming' rise in Covid casesEngland's chief medical officer Chris Whitty has reportedly privately predicted people will still need to wear face coverings when in confined spaces after so-called Freedom Day ‘Irresponsible and perilous’ to lift lockdown next week, doctors warnPressing ahead with plans to lift most remaining Covid restrictions in England is “irresponsible and perilous”, senior doctors have warned. Covid-19: India travel ban defended, and virus experts on Monday's reopeningFive things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Sunday morning. BMA calls for ‘urgent rethink’ of government’s Covid strategy‘The government must now put into action more stringent infection control measures to decisively bring down the spiralling spread of this virus,’ says chair of the BMA council NHS pay: England senior doctors could take industrial action over 1% riseConsultants will be consulted on industrial action if the 1% pay rise offer is not improved, says union. NHS staff get pay rise of 3% after their contribution during 'unprecedented year'NHS workers will get a pay rise of 3% backdated to April 2021, the government has announced.