Hospices may close this winter without regular coronavirus tests for staff

She added: “We do not want people who need our help to decide not to come to one of our hospices because of fear of contracting the virus, or not being able to have any visitors.” The charity is concerned whether its hospices will be able to operate safely while supporting the increasing number of […]

What’s your ‘Covid age’?

“Part of me feels there is a need to get away from raw age in the risk [sorting] tools,” says Dr Matthew Knight, consultant respiratory physician at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust. “My dad is 75 and goes for an eight to 10-mile walk with the dogs every morning – he’s...