Patients with Covid still rising across east London hospitals

Here’s our weekly update on the number of patients with Covid-19 across the two NHS trusts that run hospitals in east London. There were a total of 210 patients with laboratory-confirmed Covid... Read more »

Is the number of Covid patients rising again at east London hospitals?

Here is our weekly round-up of confirmed Covid patient numbers and admissions at east London hospitals. We looked at the latest government data – up to Tuesday, June 14 – for the... Read more »

London’s New Year’s Eve firework display to return after two years of Covid cancellations

14 October 2022, 12:57 | Updated: 14 October 2022, 13:55 The Mayor of London has promised that the celebrations to welcome in 2023 “will be the best ever”. London’s famous New Year’s... Read more »

London Covid cases by borough: East London sees sharp rise in cases

C ovid cases have seen a sharp rise in East and South London – while declining in most of the boroughs in the west of the capital. The borough of Bromley had... Read more »

Latest Covid rates in each south east London borough as cases rise

The latest case rates have been released for every local authority area in England and Covid infections are still rising, despite the number of deaths falling. On March 23, 2020, the first... Read more »

Judge rejects students’ challenge of Western University COVID booster rules

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Publishing date: Sep 24, 2022  •  6 hours ago  •  3 minute read Western University’s campus (Mike Hensen/The London Free Press) Article content A challenge of Western University’s... Read more »

MP ordered to do 270 hours of community payback for breaking Covid rules

An MP who “wilfully ignored” Covid rules and travelled by train from London to Scotland after testing positive for the virus has been ordered to complete a 270-hour community payback order. Margaret... Read more »

Over 50 new surgical hubs set to open across England to help bust the Covid backlogs

Over 50 new surgical hubs will provide at least 100 more operating theatres and 1,000 more beds to deliver millions more operations These beds and theatres will help reduce waiting times and... Read more »

COVID and social media pressures driving surge in mental health problems, say doctors | UK News

A combination of the pandemic and social media pressures is driving a surge in mental health problems, including eating disorders, among young people. One NHS trust in west London said referrals to... Read more »

Top Covid Omicron symptom in patients revealed by new data as cases surge in UK

Covid-19 infections in the UK have jumped by around 7 per cent, with the ongoing rise still driven by the newest Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5. Hospital numbers are also continuing to... Read more »