Coronavirus: Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to accept PPE failures after being confronted by dead doctor's son
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 Matt Hancock has repeatedly refused to accept "mistakes" have been made in the availability of Personal Protective Equipment, after being confronted by the son of an NHS worker who passed away after contracting coronavirus.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough will move into Tier 2 "high" coronavirus alert level at one-minute past midnight on Saturday due to a rising rate of infections. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the “door is open” to further discussionswith local leaders regarding business support, after the announcement thatGreater Manchester will move into Tier 3 of coronavirus restrictions.
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock had defended the funding offered for Greater Manchester to enter the Tier 3 level of Covid-19 restrictions, and says it remains on the table for local leaders.
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A portrait of NHS worker Melanie Senior, originally taken by photographer and fellow nurse Johannah Churchill in March, has been made into a mural by Manchester artist Pete Barber. The portrait originally featured in a digital exhbition by the National Portrait Gallery. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Drones which could deliver Covid-19 samples, testing kits and PPE betweenhospitals have been backed by the UK Space Agency. The machines will help inthe Covid-19 response, avoiding courier call-out waiting times, freeing up NHSstaff, reducing contact and minimising the risk of transmission. Apian, whichwas founded by NHS staff as part of the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme,aims to establish a network of secure air corridors for electric drones tonavigate via satellite-enabled GPS.
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NHS England said drive-in base at Warwickshire CCC's ground would be used to quickly test NHS staff for Covid-19 while they remain in their vehicles. Tamworth Herald Also reported by •Hereford Times •BBC News