At Some Councils, Nine Out Of Ten Staff Still Work From Home

It has emerged that more than 90 per cent of council staff are working from home in some places. According to freedom of information requests, council buildings are between a quarter and a half as full as offices in the private sector, yet local authorities are still using taxpayers’ money to service empty office space.Continue reading “At Some Councils, Nine Out Of Ten Staff Still Work From Home”

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A 14-Year-Old Girl Nearly Died On British Airways Flight Due To Severe Nut Allergy

A mother has told of her mid-air terror after her teenage daughter blacked out and suffered an allergic reaction at 30,000 feet on a British Airways flight when a passenger opened a pack of peanuts on board. Joanna Jones, 39, was flying to London from Antigua when her 14-year-old daughter Poppy needed oxygen and twoContinue reading “A 14-Year-Old Girl Nearly Died On British Airways Flight Due To Severe Nut Allergy”

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The CDC Issues A National Alert After A Mystery Outbreak Of Hepatitis

US health officials have sent out a national alert, alerting doctors to be on the watch for signs of unexplained hepatitis in children, after groups of mysterious cases in the US and the United Kingdom. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is extending its investigation after scores of young children came down with severeContinue reading “The CDC Issues A National Alert After A Mystery Outbreak Of Hepatitis”

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People Are Dying From Heart Attacks

A newspaper outlet told that heart attack victims have lost their lives because doctors are still required to put on full COVID protection equipment before resuscitating them in hospitals. Doctors at a leading health trust in London said that precious time is being wasted when patients go into cardiac arrest as doctors struggle to putContinue reading “People Are Dying From Heart Attacks”

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A Mutant Strain Of COVID Shows Unusual Symptoms

A South African doctor who first raised the alarm on a new COVID variant Omicron has revealed that patients are presenting with unusual symptoms. Dr Angelique Coetzee, who runs a private practice in the South African administrative capital of Pretoria, said she first noticed earlier this month that COVID patients were presenting with a multitudeContinue reading “A Mutant Strain Of COVID Shows Unusual Symptoms”

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GP Leading Plans For Industrial Action Over No 10’s Plan To Boost Face-To-Face Appointments Resigns

The GP leading plans for industrial action over face to face appointments resigned his post at the doctors’ union. Dr Richard Vautrey will step down as chair of the BMA’s General Practitioners Committee later this month. His departure came on the day ballots were sent to GP practices across England asking if they would beContinue reading “GP Leading Plans For Industrial Action Over No 10’s Plan To Boost Face-To-Face Appointments Resigns”

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In England, Almost One In Fifty People Had COVID Last Week

England’s COVID cases have reached their highest level since mid-January with approximately one in fifty infected with the virus last week, official data has revealed amid mounting concerns that the imminent fourth wave and slow booster vaccine roll out will force ministers into adopting its winter Plan B. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) figuresContinue reading “In England, Almost One In Fifty People Had COVID Last Week”

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Pfizer CEO Says A Vaccine-Resistant Strain Of COVID Is Likely To Emerge

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Tuesday that he believes it’s possible that a strain of COVID 19 could surface that’s resistant to vaccines. However, the pharmaceuticals boss maintained that the company would be able to develop a new shot to tackle a vaccine-resistant strain within 95 days of its appearance. Albert Bourla said thatContinue reading “Pfizer CEO Says A Vaccine-Resistant Strain Of COVID Is Likely To Emerge”

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Rise Of The £100k GPs

Family doctors now pocket £100,000 a year on average after wages soared even though millions of patients are struggling to get appointments, and figures show that GP earnings have increased by 11 per cent in the past four years. During that period, patients have encountered increasing waiting lists and hundreds of practices have closed. OnlyContinue reading “Rise Of The £100k GPs”

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A Woman Who Suffers Possible Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions Feels Safer At Home Than At The Hospital

A Lancashire woman who has had her life possibly saved on various occasions due to adrenalin-filled EpiPens, and said that she would rather risk managing any future severe allergic reaction in her own home due to her hospital experiences across the North West. Since 2017, Anita Robertson has experienced severe allergies, including everyday foods suchContinue reading “A Woman Who Suffers Possible Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions Feels Safer At Home Than At The Hospital”

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