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Coronavirus: How schools in England are keeping staff and pupils safe

Coronavirus: How schools in England are keeping staff and pupils safe. Smaller classes, staggered start times and individual desks are among measures recommended by the government as schools reopen. A sign reminds pupils about social distancing at a primary school. Schools across England are beginning to reopen after they were shut to most pupils in March to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But children who have returned to school have found things very different to when they left, with a host of new safety measures [...]

Coronavirus: Restarting NHS services will be a major challenge, warn experts

Coronavirus: Restarting NHS services will be a major challenge, warn experts. ‘We need an honest and open debate on priorities and how quickly we can restart all NHS services,’ says a health service chief Medical staff in full PPE at Southampton General ( Getty ) Restarting NHS services will be an even greater challenge than coping with the first coronavirus infections, health think tanks and hospital chiefs have warned. Since March, the NHS has freed up more than 33,000 beds to prepare for an influx of Covid-19 patients [...]

Coronavirus: No ‘exit’ to full lockdown until there’s a vaccine says health minister

Coronavirus: No 'exit' to full lockdown until there's a vaccine says health minister. England's Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty says the UK is "probably" reaching the peak of the outbreak. The UK is entering its fourth week of lockdown The government is expected to announce an extension of the UK's coronavirus restrictions later today, as health minister Nadine Dorries suggested "full lockdown" would be required until a vaccine for COVID-19 is found. The current measures have been in place for more than [...]

Woman gives birth in car on A470 in Merthyr Tydfil

Woman gives birth in car on A470 in Merthyr Tydfil GENNA FIELD Grandmother Alison Field (left) and parents Genna Field and Richard Bevan with their newborn A woman gave birth to her baby girl in a car on the side of a road. Genna Field's contractions began while at home in the early hours on Sunday so she phoned her mother to drive her and her partner to hospital. But the baby did not want to wait and they had to pull over [...]

Lily Wythe: ‘Brave’ teenager dies from ‘cruel’ brain tumour

Lily Wythe: 'Brave' teenager dies from 'cruel' brain tumour BRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH Lily Wythe was diagnosed with brain cancer in September A 14-year-old girl for whom £300,000 was raised so she could undergo brain tumour treatment abroad has died. Lily Wythe, of Essex, was diagnosed with brain cancer in September. An online campaign was set up by her best friend Lillie Cotgrove to raise money to fund medical treatment at Seattle Children's Hospital. The fundraising target was met in January. Her family announced on Facebook the death [...]