On Monday Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that Leicester and the “surrounding conurbation” will be placed under stricter lockdown measures than the rest of the country.
Catherine Johnstone CBE, CEO of the Royal Voluntary Service, has spent the last few months helping to mobilise the biggest volunteer force seen since the second world war.
Universities will now be able to bid for more places, following an increase in demand for healthcare courses, the Government has announced.
A new Government study has been launched to understand more about the spread of coronavirus in these care homes. Approximately 10,000 people in social care will be given repeat testing.
In an open letter published on the British Medical Journal, UK health leaders urged the Government “to set up an urgent review to prepare for a second wave of Covid-19”.
A scheme to provide new antibiotics to NHS patients by offering to pay pharmaceutical companies upfront for their work will start this week, the government has announced.
Covid-19 has had a profound impact on the UK both in terms of the virus and the measures used to contain it. Bipolar UK conducted an online survey between 30 April and 13 May, which collected 1,751 responses from people affected by bipolar
Local authorities across England have been allocated a share of £300 million to support the new Test and Trace service.
This Carers Week (8-14 June 2020), Gavin Bashar, UK Managing Director of Tunstall Healthcare, discusses the role of assistive technology in supporting carers, and how we can keep them visible through offering support and resources.
Every care home in England will now be offered a coronavirus test for all residents and staff, regardless of whether they experience Covid-19 symptoms.
The mother of a severely disabled 24-year-old requiring the most intimate of care at home has been told by the NHS to source and pay for her son’s carers PPE. She has not been told how to assess PPE which is Covid-compliant for her son’s carers, nor how to source it.