Government guidance requiring care home residents to isolate for 14 days if they leave their facility encourages care homes to act unlawfully by “falsely imprisoning” residents, say campaigners who are threatening legal action.
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Labour has said there are “serious questions to answer” after it was revealed that Health Secretary Matt Hancock has shares in a family company which has contracts with the NHS.
Boris Johnson has warned that the easing of lockdown restrictions will “inevitably” lead to more infections and deaths as the NHS moved to the next stage of vaccine rollout by inviting people aged between 45 and 50 to book an appointment.
The NHS has invited people over the age of 45 to book their Covid-19 vaccine appointment.
Dozens of complaints have been made against a Covid-19 test supplier after quarantined travellers were left waiting several days for a kit to arrive.
The Welsh Government has not tried to set a “ceiling” on any pay rise for NHS staff, health minister Vaughan Gething has said.
The Government unlawfully failed to publish details of more than 500 coronavirus-related contracts within the required time, the High Court has said.
The Government is facing a furious backlash after calling for NHS staff in England to be restricted to a pay rise of just 1%.
The Government unlawfully failed to publish details of billions of pounds’ worth of coronavirus-related contracts, the High Court has ruled.
All travellers arriving in the UK will have to take two coronavirus tests in a fresh attempt to prevent mutant strains entering the country under new rules to be announced this week.
More than 1.7 million people have been asked to isolate via the NHS Covid-19 app since it launched in September, according to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).
The Government is launching an urgent campaign to recruit more social care staff in England to fill gaps left by staff forced to self-isolate due to the pandemic.