Care homes in Bradford told to use telemedicine for residents with Covid symptoms

Telemedicine should be used as a first port of call to consult on care home residents with Covid symptoms, new guidance from a local authority says, sparking fears of “needless deaths”. Bradford Council alerted care providers late on Thursday night with the guidelines. Seen by The Telegraph, they say: “Care home staff concerned about a […]

Coronavirus spreading in care homes again, Government warns

Coronavirus has begun spreading through care homes and infecting vulnerable patients again, the Government has admitted in a nationwide alert issued to providers and local authorities. A letter, seen by The Telegraph, was issued late on Friday urging bosses to...