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‘Government needs to wake up!’ Farage issues stark warning to Boris over NHS backlog

NIGEL FARAGE issued a stark warning to Boris Johnson about the healthcare crisis during his Monday night segment on GB News. GB News: Nigel Farage discusses ‘danger’ of NHS waiting list Last month, GB News welcomed Nigel Farage onto the show to front a one-hour slot from 7pm, Monday to Thursday.

express.co.uk ,  1h 0
‘Government needs to wake up!’ Farage issues stark warning to Boris over NHS backlog

Safety fears for patients as NHS allows trans sex offenders in female-only wards

People should be admitted based on the gender they identify with and can choose which shower and toilet facilities they use, says guidance Male-born sex offenders who self-identify as women can be placed on female-only NHS wards, hospital trusts have said in guidance. Devon, Oxford and Nottinghamshire hospitals all tell staff that a criminal history should be part of a risk assessment when placing male-born people on female-only wards, but do not say it is a bar to admission.

telegraph.co.uk ,  1h 0
Safety fears for patients as NHS allows trans sex offenders in female-only wards

COVID-19: App tweak is act of political capitulation rather than pandemic management amid pingdemic

The app has been adjusted, though not the two-metre sensitivity. Instead, the timeframe for measuring close contacts of asymptomatic positive cases has been cut from five days to two. After weeks of pressure, and just a fortnight before the self-isolation rules change fundamentally, the decision to tweak the NHS Test & Trace App is an act of political capitulation rather than pandemic management.

news.sky.com ,  1h 0
COVID-19: App tweak is act of political capitulation rather than pandemic management amid pingdemic

Who will get a Covid booster jab first and when - all you need to know

The UK has reportedly ordered an extra 60 million Pfizer doses as experts study Covid data to see if boosters are necessary for the winter Millions of Brits are expected to be offered third Covid jabs this autumn to shore up protections against the virus. The plan would see the over 70s, the clinically vulnerable, care home residents, and frontline NHS staff among the first to get a booster.

mirror.co.uk ,  2h 5
Who will get a Covid booster jab first and when - all you need to know

Covid vaccine booster decision to be made in next few weeks

Vaccine experts are set to make a decision in the next few weeks on whether Britons over-50 will need a third Covid-19 jab. If the programme is given the green light, it is expected that over-50s or those clinically vulnerable in England will be offered a booster jab before Christmas.

standard.co.uk ,  3h 0
Covid vaccine booster decision to be made in next few weeks

“Pingdemic” leads to staff shortage: here's what to do next

Pings from the NHS Covid-19 app advising people to self-isolate are intended to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. But employers are complaining that this ‘pingdemic’ is resulting in staff shortages. Though it’s not clear whether this is a legal requirement, pinged employees need to self-isolate for 10 days.

fool.co.uk ,  4h 0
“Pingdemic” leads to staff shortage: here's what to do next

New NHS England chief tells staff of ‘formidable challenges’ ahead

The new head of the NHS in England has written to staff about her plans for how to tackle the “formidable challenges” the health service faces. Amanda Pritchard, who was announced as the new boss last week, said she is “optimistic” as well as “realistic” about the future.

ardrossanherald.com ,  5h 0
New NHS England chief tells staff of ‘formidable challenges’ ahead

Covid app changes mean fewer people will be 'pinged'

Changes are being made to the NHS Covid-19 app meaning fewer people in Norfolk and Suffolk will be 'pinged'. The app advises users to self-isolate if they come into contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus. A record number received notifications in the week up to July 21, in what has been labelled a 'pingdemic'.

eadt.co.uk ,  5h 0
Covid app changes mean fewer people will be 'pinged'

Women not receiving NHS support after miscarriage, say campaigners

Pregnancy and baby loss charity Tommy’s says 20% of women experience PTSD after miscarriage Too many women do not receive support for anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a miscarriage, according to campaigners, who are calling on the government to completely overhaul medical services to better accommodate those who have experienced pregnancy loss.

theguardian.com ,  5h 0
Women not receiving NHS support after miscarriage, say campaigners

Covid vaccine booster jab decision to be made in weeks - NHS plans in motion

A DECISION on whether the over-50s will need a third COVID-19 jab is to be set out by vaccination experts in the next few weeks. If the programme is given the green light, it is expected that all those over the age of 50 or clinically vulnerable in England will be offered a booster jab before Christmas.

express.co.uk ,  5h 1
Covid vaccine booster jab decision to be made in weeks - NHS plans in motion

NHS Covid-19 app tweaked to notify fewer people

The NHS Covid-19 app is being tweaked in a way that will reduce the amount of people being "pinged". The app will look for people who have had close contact with a positive case within two days of a positive test, where previously it had been five days.

bbc.com ,  5h 3
NHS Covid-19 app tweaked to notify fewer people

Star readers’ share how what change they’d make if they were in charge for the day “Close tax loopholes and make companies pay their fair share in taxes”

If you were the Prime Minister for just one day, what one policy change would you make? Our readers shared their thoughts on what they’d change if they were in power for just one day: Without a doubt the most popular response came from Jean Hepplestone who replied saying that she would “Make sure corporate tax is paid at higher rate by all companies.

thestar.co.uk ,  6h 1
Star readers’ share how what change they’d make if they were in charge for the day “Close tax loopholes and make companies pay their fair share in taxes”

Major disruption and top concerns for Solihull patients

Major disruption to cancer treatment, getting in with an NHS dentist and having to speak to GPs remotely have been the key concerns of Solihull patients this year. The annual report by Healthwatch highlighted the main complaints that borough residents had raised during an unprecedented 12 month period.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  6h 2
Major disruption and top concerns for Solihull patients

Boris scraps ‘amber watchlist’ as new countries could be green listed

A nurse who embraced her family at an airport after 20 months apart has hailed the “best present ever” after rule changes mean they will not have to quarantine for 10 days. Elaine Burt, 55, a senior nurse with the NHS, shared an emotional embrace with her sister Michelle Bolger, 50, and her nephews Kaie, 17, and Taran, 12, who were all double vaccinated in the US, as they arrived at Glasgow Airport on Monday morning from Boston via Amsterdam.

thesun.co.uk ,  6h 1
Boris scraps ‘amber watchlist’ as new countries could be green listed

The cheapest and most expensive cinemas in Lincolnshire

Drink driver jailed after 120mph police chase in Lincolnshire Hot pursuit on Lincoln bypass NHS COVID app updated to ping fewer people, with 525 new cases in Lincolnshire on Monday Update a day too late for Lincoln council though New updates have been made to the government’s NHS COVID-19 app on Monday, as 524 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Greater Lincolnshire.

thelincolnite.co.uk ,  6h 1
The cheapest and most expensive cinemas in Lincolnshire

Test and Trace worker sent woman creepy text asking if she was single after visiting her home

"I think it’s appalling that he used his power in a completely inappropriate way and it made me concerned for any other female in the same position” An investigation has been launched after a woman who had returned from a holiday received a flirty text from a government contact tracer sent to check she was isolating.

nationalworld.com ,  6h 5
Test and Trace worker sent woman creepy text asking if she was single after visiting her home

NHS app updated to reduce number of people told to self-isolate as hospitality warns of closures

The NHS Covid-19 app is being tweaked following concerns too many people were being told to self-isolate. From today (2 August) if a person tests positive but has no symptoms the app will only ‘ping' their close contacts from two days prior, rather than five.

thecaterer.com ,  6h 0
NHS app updated to reduce number of people told to self-isolate as hospitality warns of closures