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COVID has huge effect on NHS staff in Essex
One ward at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow reported having just 43 per cent of the planned number of staff working due to staff shortages
A Plymouth restaurant treats carers
Bistrot Pierre in the Royal William yard catered for 30 carers identified by Age UK Plymouth and treated them to a slap-up three course meal.
10% in Barrow are unpaid carers
Government figures showed 9000 people in south Lakeland were caring for others
NHS website top of the hits
No surprise at number one was symptoms of Covid, given the pandemic and its into the top 3 for high blood pressure
Care charity boss takes thousand-mile challenge for veterans
Tim Tyler’s cross-trainer exercise is set to pass 1,100 miles, despite other commitments including recovery from Covid getting in the way
Extra funding for children’s social care in England
The programmes should give better early support for children, and above-inflation increases in foster carers’ allowances
On-line system personalises NHS cancer care options
The NHS says patients in the east of England can use the recently developed service called “Knowing your options”
Woman whose heart stopped for 28 minutes meets her life-savers
The 59-year-old received more than half an hour of CPR from three qualified paramedics and a trainee at London Ambulance Service
Transgender woman dies after three years on waiting list
Alice Litman, from Brighton, took her own life last May as she waited on a list with more than 11,000 people to discuss her transition