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'No beds…not enough doctors': What's happening at UK hospitals?

The situation is being described as the worst crisis since the NHS was set up in 1948, with a particular focus on accident and emergency (A&E) but which also includes longer waiting times for other appointments and treatment.

Nurses across England began two days of strikes over pay, threatening fresh disruption for patients in the creaking state-run NHS. (AFP)
Published on Jan 18, 2023 10:57 PM IST

Sunak tells leaders a bold approach will fix National Health Service: Report

Rishi Sunak hosted a “recovery forum” of health professionals and officials at Downing Street on Saturday that was first announced last night to address issues including improving emergency treatment and speeding up social-care discharge.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 08, 2023 05:16 AM IST
Bloomberg |

Rishi Sunak: British Prime Minister in waiting?

The UK-born son of a pharmacist mother and a National Health Service (NHS) general practitioner (GP) father is an Oxford University and Stanford graduate. 

Rishi Sunak made history in February 2020 when he was appointed to the most important UK Cabinet post. (REUTERS)
Published on Jan 14, 2022 09:45 PM IST
PTI | , London

High-grade FFP3 masks can provide up to 100% protection against Covid-19: Study

The study showed a significant drop in infections among frontline hospital staff after their face masks were upgraded from fluid resistant surgical masks to FFP3 respirators.

In December 2020, the UK hospital upgraded its respiratory protective equipment to FFP3 respirators.(Credit: CUH NHS Foundation Trust)
Published on Jun 29, 2021 05:28 PM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UK may ask NHS workers to take vaccine against Covid-19, opposition up in arms

Nadhim Zahawi, the UK's vaccine minister, told Sky News on Sunday that officials were considering the move in hopes of preventing medical workers from spreading Covid-19 to their patients.

A National Health Service (NHS) Covid-19 vaccine centre
Published on May 30, 2021 10:23 PM IST
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