With the help of performers from shows such as War Horse and His Dark Materials, a Hackney charity has put together a guide for healthcare workers to help them cope with wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) for extended periods - and to improve communication with patients.
Hackney’s director of public health has ruled out a second wave, but has expressed concern that coronavirus figures continue to rise since lockdown measures eased - with new cases far outstripping all other London boroughs.
Steps to prevent bus drivers being exposed to coronavirus - including provision of PPE - should have been implemented sooner by TfL, according to a report commissioned in the wake of high numbers of them dying of the virus.
Leona Lewis sourced pictures of hospital staff from the Whittington, where she was born, and Homerton, where she grew up, for her cover version of ‘Angels’, which she has released to raise money for the NHS in its battle against coronavirus.
Hackney Council has resumed face-to-face registration services - but has warned there is a “significant backlog” of 2,000 births and 500 marriage ceremonies - after coronavirus restrictions forced them to close for the past three months.
A judicial review in the high court is being sought over the failure of the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to investigate alleged breaches of lockdown rules by the prime minister’s adviser, Dominic Cummings.
As queues for fast fashion shop Primark extended down the Narrow Way, independent non-essential shops in Hackney also reported a good day of trading as they welcomed customers back through their doors after coronavirus lockdown today.
Millicent Kelly arrived in Britain in 1953 as part of the Windrush Generation and she and her two sisters helped build the NHS. She passed away in 2007 but here her son Tony writes to tell her about the NHS’s greatest medical challenge.
Work from home “wherever possible”, wear a face mask and “do not expect to return to the transport network you were used to before” – that’s the message from Transport for London (TfL) after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an easing of lockdown restrictions for workers in some industries on Sunday evening.
The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.
People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.