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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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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The Express Comment: Ongoing restrictions could hurt NHS, warns MP ‘We need lockdown-lite’

THE NHS will be put at risk unless the UK adopts a “lockdown-lite” approach in order to kick start the economy, former Northern Ireland minister John Penrose has said – warning of the dire implications of leaving coronavirus restrictions in place too long. Mr Penrose outlined his views yesterday in…

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