Health

Signs offer advice regarding the covid-19 coronavirus in a window at the entrance to University College Hospital, which houses a 'coronavirus pod' isolation unit, in London, England, on February 27, 2020. Concern continues over the pandemic potential of the virus, with cases now being confirmed in a steadily increasing number of countries around the world. Two further coronavirus cases were confirmed today in the UK, bringing the total so far to 15. (Photo by David Cliff/NurPhoto)

Retired GP criticises plan to bring health professionals out of retirement to tackle Coronavirus

A retired North East doctor has criticised the UK government’s suggestion that it may introduce ‘emergency registration’ of recently retired NHS health professionals to tackle Coronavirus. Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced the government was looking into broader measures to ease the burden on the NHS. Loading… At the time of […]

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Coronavirus patients being treated at the RVI

Two patients with the Novel coronavirus 2019 have been moved to the RVI for quarantine and treatment. The Royal Victoria Infirmary was chosen as the treatment centre as it is one of only five specialised infectious disease centres in the United Kingdom with the capability to handle such an illness. […]