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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The Express: We can’t wait until Christmas –we need to find a way out of lockdown

WE’RE getting pretty good at this lockdown business. People get that we’ve got to protect our loved ones and the NHS, and there’s not much patience for anyone who thinks the rules shouldn’t apply to them. We can’t stay in hibernation until then. Reports of domestic violence and abuse are already…

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