Like many I have been really touched by the groundswell of support from the public. But there’s a problem with this hero image. It’s not just that many NHS staff are feeling increasingly uncomfortable with being hailed as heroes for what they see as simply doing
Johnson declined to say whether Dominic Cummings was telling the truth in his incendiary claims to MPs on Wednesday, but said: "Some of the commentary I've heard doesn't bear any relation to reality."
It always happens and in every part of the world. People who serve quietly, serve diligently and serve efficiently are invariably neglected by the authorities. In my opinion, there are two reasons for that. First, they who serve diligently rarely get the time to
Despite staff working flat out, the pandemic has been devastating for NHS cancer services. Cancer Research UK estimates that 3 million fewer people were screened for cancer between March and September last year,
The health secretary, Sajid Javid is “leaning towards” making vaccination against COVID-19 a condition of employment for NHS staff. Obviously any NHS staff who fall into the category clinically vulnerable and cannot take the vaccine even if they
At some point, we are going to have to admit that the British dream has failed. If the American dream is about the equality of opportunity based on individual goals, its British equivalent is our addiction to homeownership and the way in which
Amid a spiral of Omicron cases in Europe and other parts of the world, if there is one nation that is virtually in a flap, it is Britain. Already, it has been facing the receiving end of the virus fallout from France, which has barred British tourists from its shores.
As the UK COVID inquiry enters the investigative phase on July 21, it is a moment for those of us who lost loved ones during the pandemic — particularly the early pandemic — to reflect on what happened. I’ve written before about my experience of losing both my parents during the first COVID lockdown. Now, Baroness Hallett,
The campaign is aimed at those who are at the highest risk for developing the disease, specifically those aged 60 and over and people who are reluctant to visit their GP.
New research corroborates what dental professionals have been saying for a long time: the government has effectively been privatising UK dentistry for years by underfunding NHS provision, thereby leaving patients with no choice but to go private to meet their needs. While you won’t find this policy in any recent party