Falling flu rates AND Covid vaccine may make NHS miss winter crisis

Fears that the NHS will be overwhelmed this winter are receding, with official figures revealing the country is virtually free of the flu virus. The first batches of the Covid vaccine arrived on British shores last night – bolstering hopes that an end to the pandemic in sight. With coronavirus infection rates falling across every … Read more Falling flu rates AND Covid vaccine may make NHS miss winter crisis

We’re beating flu too: Falling rates plus new Covid vaccine means NHS might miss a winter crisis

Fears that the NHS will be overwhelmed this winter are receding, with official figures revealing the country is virtually free of the flu virus. The first batches of the Covid vaccine arrived on British shores last night – bolstering hopes that an end to the pandemic in sight. With coronavirus infection rates falling across every … Read more We’re beating flu too: Falling rates plus new Covid vaccine means NHS might miss a winter crisis

Scientists brand Government’s mass coronavirus testing ‘unsafe’ after Liverpool pilot results

Rapid coronavirus testing being carried out by the Government is ‘unsafe’ because the tests miss around half of infected people and let them go, scientists warn. The lateral flow swab tests, which produce results in around 20 minutes, were found to only be half as accurate as proper lab tests in the November pilot in … Read more Scientists brand Government’s mass coronavirus testing ‘unsafe’ after Liverpool pilot results

Health bosses empty NHS hospital of patients to deal with Covid outbreak among the nurses

A community hospital in south west Wales will be emptied of its patients and re-opened as a ‘Covid-19 free facility’ to control an outbreak of covid-19 among nurses. All patients currently being treated at Llandovery Community Hospital in Carmarthenshire, will be transferred to Amman Valley Hospital in Glanaman, 20 miles away, with the process beginning immediately. … Read more Health bosses empty NHS hospital of patients to deal with Covid outbreak among the nurses

Codename Panacea: Military and NHS hold trial run for vaccinations

Codename Panacea: Military and NHS hold trial run for vaccinations at one of the first sites where tens of thousands of patients will be immunised The drill Exercise Panacea, took place at Ashton Gate  stadium in Bristol   Other venues such as the Nightingale Hospital and Manchester Tennis and Football Centre  are also being prepared to … Read more Codename Panacea: Military and NHS hold trial run for vaccinations

How only a QUARTER of NHS’s ‘Covid-19 admissions’ are diagnosed beforehand

Only around a quarter of people counted in the NHS’s hospital admissions for Covid-19 are diagnosed before they get to hospital, according to a whistleblower. A total of 1,215 people were counted as coronavirus admissions in England on November 29, according to the most recent NHS data. And there are currently almost 13,000 people on … Read more How only a QUARTER of NHS’s ‘Covid-19 admissions’ are diagnosed beforehand

Coleen Rooney wears two-tone hoodie and leggings

Coleen Rooney was pictured heading out in her workout gear in Cheshire on Wednesday.  The mother-of-four, 35, looked casually cool in a cream two-tone sweater and navy leggings as she headed back to her car.  She added a pop of colour to her look with a pink manicure and wore her hood up to protect … Read more Coleen Rooney wears two-tone hoodie and leggings

Big Brother’s Craig Phillips, 49, reveals his wife Laura has given birth

Big Brother’s Craig Phillips has revealed his wife Laura has given birth to their second child, after sharing the news on Instagram on Wednesday. After revealing the pregnancy on Lorraine back in June, the TV star, 49, shared a snap with his 19,500 followers to reveal they had welcomed another bundle of joy. When he … Read more Big Brother’s Craig Phillips, 49, reveals his wife Laura has given birth

Is Coleen Rooney making a dig at Rebekah Vardy with her Christmas tree?

They’re currently embroiled in a highly publicised WAG war – but is Coleen Rooney making a dig at Rebekah Vardy with her festive decorations?  The mother-of-four, 35, shared a picture of her giant Christmas tree which had been decorated with lots of ice skates.  This comes ahead of Vardy’s appearance on Dancing On Ice in … Read more Is Coleen Rooney making a dig at Rebekah Vardy with her Christmas tree?

UK’s health chiefs hail £11m PPE crusade as healthcare workers say charity drive helped save lives 

The Mail Force charity, which rode to the rescue at the height of the coronavirus crisis, was hailed by care homes and the boss of the NHS last night. Health Service chief Sir Simon Stevens praised the ‘remarkable charity mission’ to source personal protective equipment for the UK. And Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s department said … Read more UK’s health chiefs hail £11m PPE crusade as healthcare workers say charity drive helped save lives