Inside the village where a secret millionaire is paying locals to lose weight

Inside the village where a secret millionaire is paying locals to lose weight

In Oxfordshire, things are worse still: research published last year found that 56 per cent of adults there were overweight or obese, while one in five children starts primary school overweight. By the time they leave, that figure becomes one in three. The mystery man’s own plan for introducing a financial motivation came about through […]
‘We expect to lose patients over the coming weeks’

‘We expect to lose patients over the coming weeks’

I arrive at work at 7.30am after driving through the empty streets of London. After coffee and breakfast, I don my personal protective equipment (PPE) and go into the “red zone” in the adult intensive care unit, where the Covid patients are. As a perfusionist, I...