Health secretary Matt Hancock leads the daily press conference on the coronavirus outbreak. The trial of an HNS track and trace app is expected to be discussed. It comes as the UK is entering its seventh week of lockdown with 186,599 confirmed Covid-19 cases.
Health secretary Matt Hancock hosts the daily coronavirus conference. He is expected to give an update on whether the government met its target for 100,000 tests per day by last night.
Health secretary Matt Hancock hosts the daily press briefing on coronavirus. It comes after the Office for National Statistics revealed that coronavirus played a role in 40% more deaths in England and Wales than previously thought.
Health secretary Matt Hancock leads the daily press briefing following Boris Johnson’s return to Downing Street. He is expected to face questions from the public and journalists over the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis.
Health secretary Matt Hancock leads the daily coronavirus briefing as global coronavirus cases pass two million and the number of people who have tested positive in the UK nears 100,000
Health secretary Matt Hancock returns from self-isolation after testing positive for coronavirus to lead the daily press briefing. He is expected to announce a five-point plan to ramp up testing for the population aiming to test 100,000 people a day.
The responsibility lies with the government; they have chosen to spend £9m on a leaflet about Brexit without spending this on having more junior doctors or investing in a better contract for junior doctors.
For the moment, the voice of junior doctors is being smothered by the toxic fumes of political propaganda. In the meantime, junior doctors will not give the fight. It is still their fight, but they need us to be behind them. We are, after all, One Profession.
The system is clearly broken. The current stalemate made me think of the 2007 banking crises, with the current government now propping up an NHS with dwindling resources but peddling the notion that all is well and still trying to expand it. So what's behind the government's intransigence? Well, not surprisingly, it is cut-throat politics at its worst.
Antonia Stone, 27, general surgery, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, central London "I'm striking for our patients