Mass Covid testing plan to offer route out of lockdown

The first pilot scheme starting on Friday and offered to everyone in Liverpool, including schoolchildren. Tests will be provided in schools, universities, hospitals and at home. If the two-week pilot succeeds, millions of tests will be offered in cities across the...

Why is there ‘a postcode lottery’ for testing children’s eyes?

The pause of routine optometrist appointments has intensified the problem. Hardiman-McCartney adds: “Lockdown happened at the time of the year when children would have been studying for exams and would normally book in for an eye test. Instead they have gone through...