Coronavirus: Four out of England’s seven Nightingale Hospitals will CLOSE permanently next month

Four out of England’s seven Nightingale Hospitals set up to cope with the Covid crisis will close for good in April.  The facilities in Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol and Harrogate will shut their doors permanently in April, the Health Service Journal reported. Officials spent more than £500million on the hospitals, set up in convention centres and … Read more

Matt Hancock ducks out of facing MPs’ fury over a proposed 1% pay rise for nurses

Matt Hancock facing the fury of MPs over a proposed 1 per cent pay rise for nurses today by sending his deputy to the Commons instead. Labour demanded the Health Secretary answer an urgent question over the Department of Health’s recommendation to an independent pay review body last week. The offer, which amounts to a … Read more

Boris Johnson refuses to rule out Covid bonus for NHS staff amid fury over a 1 per cent pay offer

Boris Johnson refuses to rule out following Scotland’s example and giving NHS staff a Covid bonus amid fury over a 1 per cent pay rise offer – as it is revealed three-quarters of those who would receive the real-terms pay cut are women By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 14:33 GMT, 8 March … Read more

Banksy donates £3m artwork to raise funds for the NHS

Banksy artwork which appeared in hospital corridor in tribute to medics during pandemic will go up for auction for more than £3m to raise money for NHS A Banksy artwork displayed at Southampton General Hospital is up for sale The artist has consigned the original canvas of Game Changer for auction  Auction house Christie’s have … Read more

Tom Cruise ‘surprises NHS staff with a secret visit to thank them for working in pandemic’

Tom Cruise reportedly surprised NHS staff to thank them for working though the coronavirus pandemic. The movie star, 58, is thought to have secretly visited the ExCel Centre in East London last Thursday to ‘pay personal tribute to frontline health staff’. It comes after Mission Impossible 7 finally wrapped following a series of delays and amid … Read more

Kate Lawler posts relief-filled update as doctors give her newborn daughter Noa the all-clear

Kate Lawler has revealed her newborn daughter Noa has been given the all-clear from doctors following a health scare and a series of hospital visits.  The Big Brother star, 41, took to Instagram on Sunday to show her appreciation for the medical staff that helped her daughter during the time of distress.   She wrote: ‘I’ve … Read more

Health bosses warn of ‘hidden’ waiting list of six million patients

Head of the NHS Confederation Danny Mortimer (pictured) said that official waiting list could swell to unprecedented levels Health bosses have warned of a ‘hidden’ waiting list of six million patients who haven’t come forward for treatment could flood NHS later this year. Head of the NHS Confederation Danny Mortimer said that official waiting list could … Read more

Doctor warns cockroaches can be found in pre-ground coffee beans

Doctor warns cockroaches can be found in pre-ground coffee beans – and fans of the hot drink say they’re ‘terrified’ and have been put off for life Dr Karan Raj who lives in the UK, boasts over 3 million followers on TikTok NHS surgical doctor posted a video explaining ground coffee contains insects Viewers were … Read more

Our Test and Trace system is finally ‘world-beating’, DAVID DILLON discovered

The retired GP who called from NHS Test and Trace had a reassuringly old-fashioned voice.  He was hundreds of miles away in another part of England but his bedside manner was soothing and clearly honed in a bygone age.  Perhaps my Covid-induced fever was at work but it was easy to imagine him dressed in … Read more

Kate Middleton hails ‘amazing work’ of key workers and NHS staff throughout the Covid crisis

Kate Middleton has hailed the ‘amazing work’ of key workers and frontline NHS staff throughout the coronavirus crises. The Duchess of Cambridge’s comments came as the Royals celebrated Commonwealth Day in a BBC TV show set to air hours before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s bombshell Oprah interview.   Kate said it was ‘sad, almost’ how … Read more