NHS used HALF as many ICU beds during Covid-19 crisis in the spring as France

The NHS used half as many intensive care beds as France, Belgium and other badly-hit European nations during the Covid-19 crisis in the spring, according to figures that come amid shock claims the health service denied care to older patients to stop it becoming overwhelmed.  At most, there were the equivalent of 50 infected patients … Read more NHS used HALF as many ICU beds during Covid-19 crisis in the spring as France

Fury as it is revealed over 80s were not given potentially life-saving treatment during first wave

Elderly coronavirus patients were denied intensive care treatment on the NHS during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been claimed. Over 80s were not given potentially life-saving treatment because health chiefs were concerned the NHS would be overrun, according to reports. It has also been claimed documents called a ‘triage tool’, drawn up … Read more Fury as it is revealed over 80s were not given potentially life-saving treatment during first wave

Fury as it is revealed over 80s were not given potentially life-saving treatment during first wave

Elderly coronavirus patients were denied intensive care treatment on the NHS during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been claimed. Over 80s were not given potentially life-saving treatment because health chiefs were concerned the NHS would be overrun, according to reports. It has also been claimed documents called a ‘triage tool’, drawn up … Read more Fury as it is revealed over 80s were not given potentially life-saving treatment during first wave

Nicola Sturgeon unveils new harsher FIVE ‘Tier’ lockdown system

Scotland’s new 0-4  tier system First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Level 0 will see most businesses open and eight people from three households able to meet indoors. This becomes restricted to six people from two households at Level 2, while other measures would be close to those seen across the country in September. Level 2 … Read more Nicola Sturgeon unveils new harsher FIVE ‘Tier’ lockdown system

Nicola Sturgeon unveils new harsher FIVE ‘Tier’ lockdown system

The First Minister has been hit with a wave of anger after it emerged she wants to take a harsher approach than the PM, with more levels of curbs to tackle the pandemic Nicola Sturgeon raised the spectre of the whole of Scotland being placed into the toughest level of a new five-tier lockdown system today … Read more Nicola Sturgeon unveils new harsher FIVE ‘Tier’ lockdown system

Sir Patrick Vallance warns Covid-19 will never go away

As scientists race to develop a coronavirus vaccine to bring the world back to normal, MailOnline has taken a look at the prospective candidates. Vaccine trials were halted on Wednesday but it may still be ready this year The Oxford Vaccine When will it be ready?: The end of 2020/ early 2021. Despite the trials … Read more Sir Patrick Vallance warns Covid-19 will never go away

Sir Patrick Vallance warns Covid-19 will never go away

As scientists race to develop a coronavirus vaccine to bring the world back to normal, MailOnline has taken a look at the prospective candidates. Vaccine trials were halted on Wednesday but it may still be ready this year The Oxford Vaccine When will it be ready?: The end of 2020/ early 2021. Despite the trials … Read more Sir Patrick Vallance warns Covid-19 will never go away

Long Covid could actually be four different syndromes but scientists admit ‘we still don’t know’

‘Long Covid’ could actually be split into four different syndromes, scientists today claimed. Thousands of survivors have reported being plagued by symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle pain and heart arrhythmias months after beating the disease.  But scientists are still baffled by the lasting effects of coronavirus, likened to this generation’s polio.   Academics … Read more Long Covid could actually be four different syndromes but scientists admit ‘we still don’t know’

He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS 

He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS By Simon Walters for the Daily Mail Published: 22:11 BST, 13 October 2020 | Updated: 00:21 BST, 14 October 2020 The image spoke volumes. At Monday’s dramatic press conference, Boris Johnson was flanked by two of the most influential men … Read more He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS 

He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS 

He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS By Simon Walters for the Daily Mail Published: 22:11 BST, 13 October 2020 | Updated: 00:21 BST, 14 October 2020 The image spoke volumes. At Monday’s dramatic press conference, Boris Johnson was flanked by two of the most influential men … Read more He has defied the gloomsters. Now Boris Johnson must hold his nerve, writes SIMON WALTERS