NHS workers should wear face masks at home and avoid having family meals, study finds

NHS workers should wear face masks at home and avoid having family meals, study finds

Researchers said that people who are at most risk should consider the measures to prevent passing on the disease to members of their household.  Professor Raina MacIntypre, head of the Biosecurity Research Programme, at the University of New South Wales, said: “I think in a community where there is a lot of infection, or where […]
France pledges pay rises for health workers after coronavirus crisis

France pledges pay rises for health workers after coronavirus crisis

At 11. 2 per cent, France’s health expenditure as a share of GDP is only beaten by the US, Sweden and Germany, with the UK on 9.8 per cent, according to the latest figures compiled by the OECD group of developed nations. Yet starting pay for a nurse, for example,...
Meet the man who is giving free games to NHS workers

Meet the man who is giving free games to NHS workers

Although gaming is now a more mainstream activity than it has ever been,  it’s a medium that devotees often feel is not given quite the respect it deserves.  But perhaps Covid-19 is changing all that. Across the industry, video-game publishers have marked soaring...