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What is test and trace and how does it work?

The NHS has introduced a test and trace scheme to help the UK lift lockdown measures.
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NHS test & trace: Does contact tracing stop coronavirus?

Wales is the latest part of the UK to launch a tracing system, but how do they work?
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HSBC UK funds Biofuels & Oils to produce biofuel for NHS hospital

In the UK, Business Daily News reports that HSBC UK funded South Yorkshire-based Biofuels & Oils, said to be “six figures” but without providing a specific sum, to help the company supply biofuel to a National Health Service hospital. The hospital recently expanded by another 80 beds to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and the funding will cover all of the salaries of employees to produce and transport the biofuel required by the hospital. The bank says the quick funding it provided to the biofuels c...
Tags: UK, NHS, Hsbc, National Health Service, South Yorkshire, Producer News, NHS hospital, UK Business Daily News, Biofuels Oils

UK hospitals to trial five new drugs in search for coronavirus treatment

Exclusive: thirty hospitals looking to sign up hundreds of patients to take part in studiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFive new drugs are to be trialled in 30 hospitals across the country in the race to find a treatment for Covid-19, it has emerged.Just days after global trials of hydroxychloroquine, the drug promoted by Donald Trump as a cure, were halted, British scientists are looking to sign up hundreds of patients for trials of medicines they hope will preven...
Tags: UK, UK News, Hospitals, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology, Pharmaceuticals industry, Donald Trump, Coronavirus outbreak

UK: Data Ownership And Contact Tracing - Mayer Brown

Who owns the data about individuals collected by the UK Government, NHS, academics and private companies in context of the COVID-19 pandemic such as data from contact tracing apps?
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Coronavirus: NHS services to be gradually restarted

The Scottish government has announced plans to restore NHS services such as cancer referrals.
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Petrus du Plessis on NHS return: Glasgow Warriors prop 'didn't want to sit at home'

Glasgow Warriors' Petrus du Plessis says he "wouldn't have been happy to just sit at home" after returning to the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.
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NHS: All Dressed Up for the NHS

‘All Dressed Up for the NHS.’ A fundraising campai...
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Coronavirus: Artist Dan Williams' portraits of NHS staff highlights 'strain'

Cardiff art teacher Dan Williams has been painting portraits of medics during the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Leicestershire artist paints portraits for 'NHS heroes'

Lisa Timmerman says she decided to paint 20 to reflect the year 2020 of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Death rate after elective surgery soars if a patient has Covid-19

The death rate after elective surgery soars if a patient has Covid-19, a new study has revealed, as doctors say non urgent procedures should be postponed. The study, published in The Lancet, revealed that among patients with Covid-19 who underwent elective surgery the death rate was 18.9 per cent. Researchers conducted an observational study of 1,128 patients across 24 countries between January 1 and March 31 this year. The study included data from hospitals mainly in Europe and America with ong...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, News, Medical, America, NHS, Imperial College, University of Birmingham, COVID, In April Imperial College London, Aneel Bhangu

England rolls out 'Test and Trace' program to combat COVID-19

The program currently involves 25,000 contract tracers who are capable of tracing 10,000 contacts per day.Participation in the program is voluntary, though officials said it may become mandatory if necessary.The program will eventually include a smartphone app that records who you've come in close proximity to. England started a test-and-trace program on Thursday that aims to contain the spread of COVID-19 as the nation eases its lockdown.Under the new program, anyone who tests positive for COV...
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Death in Paradise star Ralf Little reveals why he didn't clap for NHS carers 

Death in Paradise star Ralf Little has opened up about his decision not to clap for NHS...
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Coronavirus: Tredegar's 162-year-old clock 'abandoned' in lockdown

Repairs cannot be carried out on the clock in NHS founder Aneurin Bevan's birthplace.
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Coronavirus: Concerns raised over isles Covid-19 testing

Western Isles Council says it is 'not convinced' the local NHS board has the capacity to implement "test and protect".
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Andy Murray to play in charity tournament for NHS organised by brother Jamie

Andy Murray will play in a tournament organised by brother Jamie in June that will raise money for the NHS.
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Coronavirus: Prince William fears mental health impact of NHS 'hero tag'

Prince William warns praise may make staff feel they must appear "strong" - so may not seek help.
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UK: NHS Launches Contact Tracing App To Combat COVID-19 - Mayer Brown

As we have previously reported, NHSX, the innovation arm of the NHS, has been working on a Bluetooth-based contact tracing app to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Prince William expresses worries about NHS staff as he appears on the One Show 

The Duke of Cambridge has warned of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on NHS...
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UK coronavirus live: groups of six people can meet outside in England from Monday; No 10 backs Cummings

Boris Johnson unveils lockdown relaxation measures; Durham police say there will be no further action against No 10 adviser over breach of lockdown rules; UK death toll rises by 377 to 37,837Full story: Cummings potentially broke lockdown rules, say policeJacob Rees-Mogg accused of bungling Commons return NHS will keep data of people with coronavirus for 20 yearsGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.30pm BST Vallance says the most recent ONS figures suggest:The ...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, UK News, NHS, Boris Johnson, Ons, Durham, Cummings, Dominic Cummings, Patrick Vallance, Rees Mogg, Vallance, Coronavirus outbreak

Police investigate woman's death after paracetamol overdose in Merseyside hospital

NHS trust admits failings but denies drug ended life of Laura Higginson, 30Police are investigating how hospital staff gave a 30-year-old woman an overdose of paracetamol shortly before she died, as a coroner began an inquest to determine whether it had caused her death.Laura Higginson, a mother with two children, from Widnes, Merseyside, died in Whiston hospital, in Prescot, on 19 April 2017. Her family said they were initially told she died from sepsis and organ failure, but several months lat...
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Coronavirus: Migrants scared to access NHS during pandemic

Migrants who may have entered the UK illegally worry seeking a Covid-19 test may lead to deportation.
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Coronavirus: NHS tracer or potential scammer, how will I know? And other questions

Spotting the difference between NHS contact tracers and scammers - and other questions answered by BBC experts.
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How I help coronavirus patients to walk again – video

David McWilliams is a consultant physiotherapist helping ICU patients recover from Covid-19 – from when they first open their eyes since arriving to their first steps. His team support patients at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth hospital, which has one of the largest critical care units in Europe and recently was treating more than 200 Covid-19 patients at one timeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Birmingham, Elizabeth, Physiotherapists, David McWilliams, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID

SMEs in the Post-Covid Economy: Simple Tips for Business Owners

The UK has been on lockdown since the 19th of March, and the government has launched a £330 billion loan scheme to help businesses survive during this time of uncertainty. However, there has been criticism for the scheme’s slow delivery, with reports of delays and confusion, such as the furlough calculator of HMRC is not fully operational. There have already been significant job losses, people have been put on furlough and some companies have already gone into administration as a result of Covid...
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Coronavirus: Test and trace programme launches amid reports of 'crashes'

The government's coronavirus test and trace programme has launched but there were reports of crashes amid suggestions it may not be fully ready. NHS workers in the scheme reported being unable to log into the new website, with volunteers saying they received a message on the programme saying a "critical incident" has been reported with the system. It comes as Baroness Dido Harding, who is leading the scheme, told MPs on a conference call the system will not be fully operational until the ...
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'Healing process' offered to bullied NHS Highland staff

The move follows allegations of a "culture of bullying" at NHS Highland.
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These are 10 European startups born out of the COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, online small businesses are booming in the UK. Everything from food delivery services to entrepreneurship lessons for kids is launching virtually, and focusing on building a following of customers stuck at home. One of these companies is Sweden-based Flow Neuroscience, which offers customers a brain stimulation headset for at-home use to can help treat symptoms of depression. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The coronavirus outbreak has change...
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Matt Hancock fails to say if Dominic Cummings did right thing

Health secretary avoids question and insists public must obey test-and-trace systemCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe health secretary has failed to say whether Dominic Cummings did the right thing when he drove to Durham during lockdown, as he insisted the public must obey government test-and-trace instructions.Asked why the public should follow the new self-isolation rules, when even Conservative MPs believe Boris Johnson’s most senior aide breached them, Matt Hanc...
Tags: Health, Politics, Conservatives, UK News, NHS, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Durham, Dominic Cummings, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak

The Papers: Test-and-trace 'revolution' and MPs 'fume' on Zoom

Thursday's newspapers look at a new NHS tracing scheme and share the latest on the Dominic Cummings row.
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