NHS waiting lists set to hit 10 million by end of the year, report warns

Health leaders called on the Government to prepare the public not to expect the same level of service for many months, adding that some staff are so exhausted and traumatised from caring for coronavirus patients that they will need support. It comes after the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) warned earlier this week that the […]

WHO clarifies comments on asymptomatic spread of coronavirus

A World Health Organization Official has clarified her comments on the coronavirus after saying it was “very rare” for people who were asymptomatic to pass on the virus. But Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead for Covid-19, told a press...

One in 16 care home residents killed by coronavirus epidemic

The total number of deaths that have officially been linked to Covid-19 across the UK is now 50,796.  That figure includes the latest totals for Scotland and Northern Ireland, as well as more recent hospital deaths published by NHS England It is now the second week...