It comes after DJ Jo Whiley's call for people like her sister to be vaccinated as soon as possible.
About 31,000 women will be offered the swab checks, which can help spot early signs of cervical cancer.
The vaccine-sharing scheme aims to help poorer countries like Ghana get Covid-19 jabs.
But it is too soon to say when social distancing rules will be relaxed, the health secretary says.
First evidence jabs are having major impact on serious illness as well as cutting transmission.
A 'significant' number of people with HIV feel unable to talk to their GP, a leading charity said.
The broadcaster says a more inclusive debate will "increase empathy and understanding" towards women.
A novel approach is cutting waiting lists and helping children like Freya get organ transplants.
A project brings together the experiences of 277 mums who all gave birth in 2020.
Boris Johnson says there will be "no let up", as he prepares to set out his plan to ease lockdown.
Shops, libraries and museums are now open to the public, following easing of Covid rules.
Some women who've had the condition have been told to shield while others have not.
Since the first case in northern Italy a year ago the lives of Europeans have been changed forever.
Dr John Wright says he's often asked which vaccine is best, but the answer is it's too early to say.
Jordan Charles went months with undiagnosed diabetes after contracting Covid-19.
Some volunteers in the UK will be deliberately infected with coronavirus in a "challenge trial".
Deaths are falling faster for the over-80s - but does that mean the vaccine is working?
Coronavirus has had a big impact on our mental health, but have services been able to keep up?
More people have been added to the clinically extremely vulnerable list in England. Why?
As the UK cautiously unlocks, experts will review the evidence on when and where masks are needed.
Two approved Covid vaccines are being rolled out across the UK, so when might you get one?
Why experts are concerned about the emergence of this particular new version of coronavirus.
The prime minister has announced a plan for how the lockdown will be lifted in England.
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
Some people across the UK have been able to form "support bubbles" or "extended households".
What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for, and how do they work?
A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.
Use our tool to check the meaning of key words and phrases associated with the Covid-19 outbreak.
While most people will have mild symptoms and recover quickly, some are more prone to getting sick.
With face masks in high demand, we look at whether they really can protect people from the virus.
The body which advises the government on Coronavirus vaccines says everyone registered as having a learning disability is now eligible for a jab.
A global scheme aims to ensure people in poorer countries get vaccinated against Covid.
Hancock stressed that the rules still need to be followed despite the announcement of the easing of lock down road map.
Lifting the lid on common misconceptions, a mother and former Facebook moderator share their experience with post traumatic stress disorder.
Jo Whiley was offered a vaccine before her disabled sister, who is now "fighting for her life" with Covid.