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

Fury after Spanish king’s ‘privileged’ sisters ‘get Covid jabs in UAE instead of waiting their turn’

Fury after Spanish king’s ‘privileged’ sisters ‘get Covid jabs in UAE rather than wait until they were due to receive them’ Princess Elena, 57, and Princess Cristina, 55, reportedly got vaccinated while visiting their father in Abu Dhabi last month Under Spain’s Covid-19 immunisation programme, the princesses do not yet qualify for jabs The hard-left … Read more

NHS will take YEARS to get back on top of record-long routine operations waiting lists after Covid

The NHS will take years to get back on top of the record-high waiting lists for routine operations after Covid, top experts have warned. NHS Confederation boss Danny Mortimer said today that waiting lists are ‘still going to be significantly higher than we have seen for a very, very long time’. And Professor Neil Mortensen, president … Read more

£400m in Child Trust Funds opened 18 years ago waiting to be claimed

Teenagers are sitting on £400 million in childhood savings they may not know exist. Around 200,000 Child Trust Funds (CTF) are still waiting to be claimed – with an average of £2,000 in each, figures reveal.  The investment and cash savings accounts were opened for every child born between September 1, 2002, and January 2, … Read more

£400m in Child Trust Funds opened 18 years ago waiting to be claimed

Teenagers are sitting on £400 million in childhood savings they may not know exist. Around 200,000 Child Trust Funds (CTF) are still waiting to be claimed – with an average of £2,000 in each, figures reveal.  The investment and cash savings accounts were opened for every child born between September 1, 2002, and January 2, … Read more

People aren’t waiting for your roadmap, Boris! Lockdown-weary Brits enjoy coffees with pals

Boris Johnson’s cautious approach to easing restrictions quickly came under strain as lockdown-weary Britons jumped the gun on his road map and started mixing with friends.  Coffee catch-ups in the park and outdoor sport remain banned until March – but after nearly a year of draconian Covid measures people took advantage of the recent good … Read more

Around 200,000 people are waiting for a new passport as Covid restrictions cause delays

Passport chaos in Backlog Britain: Around 200,000 people are waiting for a new travel document as Covid restrictions cause delays… and driving licences are held up too Families have been waiting months for important documents and appointments  Many new parents have yet to record their babies’ births at register offices And at least 300,000 learner … Read more

As Woodford launches a new firm, savers are still waiting for answers

Disgraced fund manager Neil Woodford is still under investigation by the City watchdog – but that hasn’t stopped him setting up an investment firm in a bid to revive his career. Woodford’s original investment empire collapsed in 2019 and since then, savers who entrusted him with their money have lost at least £1billion. That is … Read more

Escaped cow charges into Colombian hospital waiting room and attacks patients

Doctor MOO: Escaped cow charges into Colombian hospital waiting room and attacks patients Video footage shows cow charging into the Hospital San Rafael’s waiting room A group of frightened locals run to a corner for safety but are followed by cow which slams into them, pinning one woman to the wall The cow falls several … Read more

Waiting lists of more than a year for NHS treatment ‘are here to stay’

Waiting lists of more than a year for NHS treatment are here to stay, health bosses tell Boris Johnson NHS Confederation wrote to the PM to warn healthcare could be slow to recover There are currently 26,723 patients in hospitals across Britain due to Covid-19  Danny Mortimer said Covid is something NHS will now ‘respond to … Read more