Front line Lewisham… but who gets the ventilator?

Front line Lewisham… but who gets the ventilator?

In normal times, it might seem a no-brainer. All five patients being reviewed for potential admission to the intensive care unit – with its precious ventilators – are experiencing difficulty breathing. Having failed to fight off Covid-19 naturally, their immune systems are now beginning to overreact, heralding the possibility of dangerous respiratory complications such as […]
Who is a key worker? Coronavirus schools shutdown explained

Who is a key worker? Coronavirus schools shutdown explained

The Government has announced that schools will close except for the children of “key workers”. But who is a key worker? Gavin Williamson, the Education Secretary, has promised to release a full list of roles that the Government considers to be “key”, but this has not...
What is in the Coronavirus Bill? Key areas of the new legislation

What is in the Coronavirus Bill? Key areas of the new legislation

On Thursday, Boris Johnson published new emergency legislation handing his Government sweeping powers over vast areas of British life not seen since the end of the Second World War. The measures set out in the 329-page Coronavirus Bill give police new powers to shut...