Operations cancelled as hospitals come under pressure from Covid cases

“Still, anyone with cancer or stroke or heart disease symptoms should absolutely continue to seek help from the NHS, because these urgent services are the priority right now.  The sooner the country bands together and helps get this latest outbreak under control, the...

Hospitals may be forced to move Covid patients elsewhere

If hospitals begin to transfer patients it will be the first time since the principle of mutual aid was invoked during the peak of the pandemic, when a small number of people were moved to other intensive care units. By Saturday there were 10,918 people in hospital...

Pensioner and her leg treated at hospitals six miles apart

A 71-year-old’s leg was saved after an eight-inch section of her shinbone was removed, taken for radiation treatment at another hospital, and then reinserted before she woke up from surgery. Jan Ritson said the procedure, believed to be the first of its kind...