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Fifty million face masks will not be used in NHS due to safety concerns
They were bought to protect people on the frontline. But 50 million face masks, purchased by the government in England as part of a £252 million contract, will not be used in the NHS due to safety concerns.
NHS worker scarred for life – after being hit by car in ‘racially aggravated attack’
Left scarred for life, a black NHS worker who had a car driven at him in what police say is a “racially aggravated” assault, has told of his fear and pain in his first interview since the incident.
NHS worker badly hurt after being hit by car in suspected racist attack
An NHS worker in Bristol has been told by doctors that he’s lucky to be alive after a car was deliberately driven at him in what police have said is a racially-aggravated incident.
Coronavirus outbreak at NHS England test-and-trace call centre in Lanarkshire
A coronavirus outbreak is also being investigated at a call centre in north Lanarkshire, which is used to handle test and trace calls for NHS England.
‘It’s okay for us to be appreciated by clapping… but they need to be doing more than that’ – Francis Fernando on NHS funding
I am joined by Dr Matthew Morgan and Francis Fernando.
Nationwide ‘Clap for Carers’ to mark 72nd anniversary of the NHS
NHS leaders have said they need more money to prevent hospitals becoming over stretched in the event of a second surge in the coronavirus.
Jeremy Hunt: ‘We should have mass testing of NHS and care staff’
We spoke to former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is now the Chair of the Health Select Committee.
Healthcare after coronavirus: Inside St Barts Hospital as NHS prepares for life beyond Covid-19
As the number of Covid patients who are critically ill falls, hospitals face the challenge of bringing patients back in for elective surgeries and other vital treatments, while keeping the virus out.
Migrants in UK fear charges for NHS virus treatment, say charities
Non-EU migrants living and working in the UK have to pay a surcharge to use the NHS, brought in as part of the Government’s so called “hostile environment” policy on immigration in 2015.
NHS test and trace chief under fire for failing to provide data
The NHS test and trace chief, Baroness Dido Harding, has been giving evidence to MPs on the Commons Health Select Committee today.
RCN’s chief executive says pandemic has made government “see sense” over NHS overseas fees
Earlier we were joined by Dame Donna Kinnair who’s chief executive and general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing
NHS fees for migrant health workers scrapped in government U-turn
In a major U-turn – Boris Johnson has asked the Home Office to remove foreign NHS and care workers from the immigration health surcharge as soon as possible, following a revolt by Tory MPs.
‘Risk below age of 40 very low’ – NHS England diabetes adviser, Prof Partha Kar, on coronavirus
We’re joined by Professor Partha Kar, who’s the National Speciality Advisor for diabetes at NHS England.
Meet the 100-year-old walking laps to fundraise for the NHS during Ramadan
100-year-old British Muslim Dabirul Islam Choudhury has raised almost £90,000 so far for charities which help people affected by coronavirus here and in Bangladesh
Concerns over privacy and data protection in NHS app trial on Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight has found itself on the cutting edge of technology – as islanders began downloading the new NHS track and trace app