Total 13 Posts
Petition — Boris Johnson: Don’t scrap free COVID testing and isolation!3 min read
In just 24 hours, the majority of people in England will no longer be able to get free COVID tests. John Puntis, retired Doctor and co-chair of Keep NHS Public is urging the government to rethink this policy.
England’s plan B restrictions are lifting – but are some measures here to stay?5 min read
Control measures may be easing in England, but don’t expect the world to return to how it was in January 2020. Cases may be declining, but they are still incredibly high. Already, it’s estimated a million children were off school because of COVID last week.
Don’t believe the claim that only 17,371 people have died from COVID in England and Wales.5 min read
A freedom of information request is only useful if you know how to read the data. Over 140,000 people with pre-existing conditions have died of COVID in the last two years. We should be mourning this tragic loss of life, not minimising it.
UK bird flu outbreak: Risk of wider infection in the general public remains low.4 min read
The views of experts and health professionals on a confirmed case of avian influenza (H5N1) in a person in the South West of England, which the UK Health Security Agency says there is so far no evidence of spread of the infection.
Omicron is likely to hit deprived areas the hardest.5 min read
The fact omicron can overcome the wall of protection built up in deprived areas through high levels of prior infection means there is a risk inequalities are going to be repeated in the coming weeks and months.
Examining the financial sustainability of mainstream schools in England.5 min read
Some schools have reduced staffing levels or changed the support provided to pupils with special educational needs and disabilities because of financial pressures on schools’ provision.