NHS workers’ bikes stolen by suspected thieves

Police mounted a sting operation to catch bike thieves who targeted hospital staff during the coronavirus crisis. Northumbria Police officers made 12 arrests after a spate of thefts at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary. Appeals for information led kind-hearted members of the public to offer to donate bike to the victims, while officers stepped up patrols. […]

90 per cent of health workers caught Covid in hospitals

Up to nine in ten nurses and doctors who caught Covid during the peak of the pandemic picked it up in hospital, research suggests.  Modelling by Public Health England (PHE) also suggests one in five patients who got the virus became infected on the wards. Scientists...