'More PPE equipment, access to testing and funding for example would benefit not just care homes but wider society too; from ensuring care home residents are safeguarded, to preventing avoidable hospital admissions to improving the mental health of families who may be worried that their relatives in care do not have the support they need. It’s time we see social care as part of healthcare and vice versa.' … [Read more...] about Britain’s daily coronavirus death toll EXCEEDED 1,000 nine times in April, new figures show after officials added extra 3,811 fatalities outside of hospital taking total to 26,097 – but the REAL toll will still be thousands higher
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The woman, who was in her 30s and has been named locally as Danni, was pulled lifeless from the water after being caught out by the strong current. Horrified onlookers tried in vain to resuscitate her before paramedics took over, but she was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital. … [Read more...] about Sunseekers pack beaches as ten-day heatwave brings 91F highs but other parts of the UK face thunderstorms bringing up to two months’ worth of rain in three hours and three die in incidents at beauty spots in 24 hours
New border systems will be needed for the rest of the UK, and the EU and HMRC will be frustrated in designing them until the shape of the deal is known, possibly not until the summer. HMRC is short of key personnel and recently advertised for a deputy director to take charge of EU exit, who “will be responsible for providing the strategic direction for the project, delivering all the operational, communications and business changes needed in readiness for the UK’s exit.” … [Read more...] about What happens on Brexit day and what comes next?
A SIMPLE GUIDE: How do I protect myself? AVOIDING CONTACT: The rules on self-isolation and exercise HOPE AND LOSS: Your coronavirus stories LOOK-UP TOOL: Check cases in your area FACE MASKS: Should I be wearing one? The Welsh Local Government Association said recycling centres would not reopen immediately as each council will use its discretion to decide if it is safe to do so. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: ‘Modest’ lockdown changes announced in Wales