Posts Tagged ‘Coronavirus’

NHS performance deteriorates as pandemic continues, figures show

Waiting times are increasing as the NHS struggles to deliver normal services during the Covid pandemic, the latest NHS England statistics reveal. At l...

COVID-19 testing delays continue to keep doctors away from work

Delays in accessing COVID-19 tests continue to cause disruption among hospital doctor teams. A survey of members by the Royal College of Physicians ha...

Thousands of volunteers will take part in Phase 3 study on Novavax vaccine

Ten thousand volunteers have been invited to join a leading phase three COVID-19 vaccine trial, as the number of people who have signed up to take part in...

Government needs a PPE plan for second wave of Coronavirus

The Government does not have a clear strategy to acquire and distribute the PPE required to protect clinical and care workers in a second wave of coronavi...

Head of Research at new Nightingale Hospital calls for donations for vital research

In the week the new Nightingale Hospital received its first patients suffering from Covid-19, the Head of Research at the new health facility in East Lond...

Home Office extends visas of overseas health professionals to help tackle Covid-19

Nearly 3,000 overseas doctors, nurses and paramedics are to have their visas extended for a year to assist the fight against coronavirus. The Home Off...

Government seeks to recruit retired docs and med students to Covid-19 battle

The NHS is trying to recruit both retired doctors and medical students to help manage the Covid-19 pandemic and plug emerging staff gaps. The GMC is c...

Cuts to ICU beds and lack of governmental coordination has left Europe unready for COVID-19

A lack of coordination between European countries regarding strategy and containment measures, as well as a shortage of intensive care beds, has left Euro...

Study identifies risk factors associated with death in adults hospitalised with Coronavirus

Being of an older age, showing signs of sepsis, and having blood clotting issues when admitted to hospital are key risk factors associated with higher risk...