Nearly half of Covid patients in some hospitals are likely to have caught it there

Nearly half of coronavirus patients in some NHS hospitals are likely to have caught it there, “shocking” figures show.  New statistics show that in the last month, there has been a doubling in the proportion of hospital patients with coronavirus thought to have become infected after admission.  Jeremy Hunt, former Health Secretary, said it was […]

Hospital intensive care no busier than normal, leaked documents show

Critcon levels 3 and 4 are enacted during a ‘full stretch’ and ‘emergency’, when other wards need to be used for critical care.  But 146 units out of 222 (65 per cent) are still at ‘Critcon 0’, which is defined as ‘business as usual’ by the NHS. Just 29 units (13 per...