these bittersweet family challenges give us hope

these bittersweet family challenges give us hope

Zoe is going to university, and her parents are behaving as all parents do. “It’s come around a bit quick, is all I can say,”  said her father, trying to keep his emotions in check. “Zoe’s going to enjoy it but we’re not. Her mum’s going to be in bits.” Later, we caught up with Zoe, […]
Where we can treat the over-90s out of hospital, we should do so

Where we can treat the over-90s out of hospital, we should do so

Despite huge efforts to increase the capacity in Intensive Care Units (ICU), bring in more staff and build more ventilators, access will have to be rationed based on chance of good outcomes. Frailer, older people will rightly be cared for on general wards or, where...