The Guardian: Concerns raised at Weston hospital where coronavirus spike led to admissions being halted

This article was written by Ben Quinn of The Guardian. You can read it here: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/may/28/nhs-staff-not-told-when-colleagues-test-positive-for-covid-19 NHS staff at a hospital that has stopped taking new patients amid a Covid-19 spike have lodged a series of concerns, including that they are not routinely being informed of when colleagues test positive…

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The Mail: Hospital in Weston that shut to new patients over spike in Covid-19 cases ‘sees 40% of staff test positive for the infection’

This article was written by Vanessa Chalmers and James Fielding for The Mail Online. It can be found here. Forty per cent of staff at a hospital in Weston-super-Mare closed to new admissions because of a spike in Covid-19 patients have symptoms of the infection, it has been claimed.  A memo leaked…

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The Express: UK faces unexpected threat as ‘coronaphobia’ risks economic recovery

THE coronavirus lockdown has left more than two-thirds of Britons frightened to go to football matches, live shows, and other big public events, a new survey has suggested, dealing a blow to hopes of a swift economic recovery. The UK economy remains effectively closed, with no guarantees about when businesses…

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Mercury Article: Weston Hospital debt write-off and looking towards a lockdown-lite

This week saw one big problem solved, but another that kept going. The victory was the hospital, where we’ve finally got Ministers to write off over £57 million of accumulated debts from years of financial problems. It’s the final chapter in a long, long journey of fighting for funding improvements…

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