Victoria Macdonald is Health and Social Care Editor at Channel 4 News.
Victoria Macdonald is an award-winning journalist, who has been covering health and social care issues for Channel 4 News since 1999.
She reports on changes in the NHS - the reforms and the politics - whether it is in hospitals or in the community or, indeed in Westminster.
She closely follows the care system and how it impacts on the elderly and those with disabilities as well as investigating issues, including mental health, HIV/Aids and TB, and child health.
Victoria is originally from New Zealand and worked for the Sunday Telegraph before joining Channel 4 News.
The number of new UK coronavirus cases has soared by more than 6,000 in the last 24 hours. So too the number of deaths – and those needing hospital treatment.
Our Health and Social Care Editor Victoria Macdonald is in Downing Street.
The latest daily UK figures show that there have been 4,368 new Covid cases, and the latest 24-hour death figure is 11.
Baroness Harding has admitted the number of people trying to book tests was “three to four times” the number of tests which were available.
What’s gone so badly wrong with the testing system and can it be fixed?
The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has defended the Covid testing system after MPs challenged him over lack of availability.
The coronavirus is spreading again across the UK but it’s getting harder to be tested – as government labs struggle to cope with a backlog of almost 200,000 tests.
Our Health and Social Care Editor Victoria Macdonald joined us from Westminster.
The Health Secretary has again said the country’s Covid testing system is being challenged in part because people without symptoms are using up tests.
The Prime Minister has outlined new restrictions for England, saying they were vital to curb the new surge of coronavirus cases across the country.
Health and social care editor, Victoria Macdonald, discusses the staffing issues around increasing the UK’s testing capacity.
Just two months after the national lockdown was lifted, it is now illegal for residents in Bolton to mix with people outside their own households, even outdoors.
We spoke to some 17-year-old students from a high school in Bishop’s Stortford.
A new study has shown that cheap and easily available steroids can cut the risk of death for seriously ill coronavirus patients by 20 per cent.
NHS Test and Trace has finally begun the second test of its new contact-tracing app in England.