Warnings cancer patients and others with chronic illnesses could die as resources are diverted to treat coronavirus sufferers

Warnings cancer patients and others with chronic illnesses could die as resources are diverted to treat coronavirus sufferers

Cancer patients and others with chronic illnesses are being handed a “death sentence” as resources are increasingly diverted to treat coronavirus, sufferers have warned. Experts fear thousands could die because of delays in treatment and screening as clinicians come under increasing pressure to deal with the deluge of Covid-19 patients. A reduction in theatre space […]
How to treat coronavirus at home

How to treat coronavirus at home

What should you do if you begin to fall ill and are sitting on your living room sofa, worried it may be coronavirus? It is a question that is on the lips of many, particularly as the number of Covid-19 cases in the UK rises, with the peak only a matter of weeks...
Where we can treat the over-90s out of hospital, we should do so

Where we can treat the over-90s out of hospital, we should do so

Despite huge efforts to increase the capacity in Intensive Care Units (ICU), bring in more staff and build more ventilators, access will have to be rationed based on chance of good outcomes. Frailer, older people will rightly be cared for on general wards or, where...