Bed Shortage: NHS Bosses Plan To Turn Patients’ Bedrooms Into Hospital Wards

The NHS will ask patients to turn their bedrooms into hospital wards in an effort to free up hospital beds and tackle waiting lists. They will be given mobile phones and wearable gizmos that allow doctors to observe their vital signs remotely on ‘virtual wards.’ Up to 25,000 people at a time could be treatedContinue reading “Bed Shortage: NHS Bosses Plan To Turn Patients’ Bedrooms Into Hospital Wards”

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Migrant Makes V For Victory Sign

Migrants made a V for Victory sign as up to 30 crossed the Channel, after the total number of arrivals this month passed 1,000, compared to just 223 in January 2021. Dozens of people, including a small child, arrived at the Dover Marina in Kent after they were picked up by Border Force. A groupContinue reading “Migrant Makes V For Victory Sign”

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Prepare For The Catastrophe Of Rising Living Costs

Ministers are scrambling to find a way of defusing a mounting cost of living catastrophe with energy and food bills soaring and the tax burden getting more serious. Experts have warned that the squeeze could be even more destructive than the credit crunch 14 years ago, thanks to a toxic mix of spiking prices, theContinue reading “Prepare For The Catastrophe Of Rising Living Costs”

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For Me, It Looks Like A Christmas In Isolation

Britons across the country demonstrated their dismay at having to spend Christmas Day in isolation this year after testing positive for COVID 19, meaning they must remain home for the next ten days. People tweeted pictures of positive lateral flow tests and said they were feeling sorry for themselves and Merry Christmas to them, amidContinue reading “For Me, It Looks Like A Christmas In Isolation”

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Lockdown Breaching Party Hosted By Second Tory

A second Government party broke lockdown rules over Christmas last year, it was alleged, with Gavin Williamson accused of hosting a canapes evening while London was in Tier 2 restrictions. A newspaper outlet reported that Gavin Williamson, then the Education Secretary, threw a bash for up to two dozen people in his department. It comesContinue reading “Lockdown Breaching Party Hosted By Second Tory”

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A Free Speech Law Is Under Consideration By The Ministers

Ministers are contemplating altering the law to protect free speech after the Appeal Court ruled in support of the Duchess of Sussex in a privacy row against a newspaper outlet. Downing Street said publicly that ministers would study closely a ruling which upheld the High Court’s ruling that Meghan had a reasonable expectation of privacyContinue reading “A Free Speech Law Is Under Consideration By The Ministers”

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Before Christmas Shopping, Take The COVID Test

The Government has announced new guidance to take a lateral flow test before travelling to congested areas to avert a fourth wave this winter. It’s the first time Britons have been asked to take a test before going to high-risk settings, which could include busy stores and town centres. Before people in England were askedContinue reading “Before Christmas Shopping, Take The COVID Test”

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You, Will, Receive Six Points On Your License If You Use Your Phone While Driving

Ministers announced that drivers will shortly encounter £200 fines and six points on their licence if they so much as touch their phone while at the wheel. Tougher laws taking effect early next year will make phone use while driving prohibited in almost all cases. Touching the screen to scroll a music playlist, browse theContinue reading “You, Will, Receive Six Points On Your License If You Use Your Phone While Driving”

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COVID Gets A Triple Boost Now

Faster booster jabs, a wonder pill and falling infection rates delivered a triple boost in the fight against COVID. From Monday the double vaccinated will be able to book their third dose a month earlier than before, and in a second significant development, a new antiviral pill has been found to cut the risk ofContinue reading “COVID Gets A Triple Boost Now”

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Tax Fury Grows Over Tobacco

Smoking bodies have warned that the government’s tobacco tax will hit the most disadvantaged hardest and promote bootlegging, and they said that Rishi Sunak’s plan to increase prices by 88 pence to about £13.60 per pack will leave holes in the wallets of those worst hit by the pandemic. Smoker’s group Forest blasted the moveContinue reading “Tax Fury Grows Over Tobacco”

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