‘Isolation hospitals’ were ‘too difficult’ for the UK’s health service to achieve

Newly-released minutes of a Nervtag meeting on June 10 record that John Edmunds, professor of infectious disease modelling at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, “raised concerns that Covid-19 patients are not being separated sufficiently, for example by cohorting within separate isolation hospitals.” Following the intervention by Prof Edmunds, a prominent attendee of […]

Beware the health dangers of ‘doomscrolling’

Almost twelves weeks have passed since July 4th, the Super Saturday unlocking of pubs, restaurants and hairdressers. But now, it seems, the brief window of optimism may be closed again and a gloomy uncertainty reigns. At least in the depths of lockdown, the advice was...

The surprising health benefits of the 10pm curfew

A 10pm curfew, you say? Why, those of us over 35 have been curfewing ourselves for some time now. Welcome on board, young people! You too are soon to discover the pleasures of being in bed before midnight; waking up without much of a hangover; and remembering the...