“I feel proud of what I have done.” Nurses at King George and Queen’s hospitals have revealed their experiences after being transferred to work on critical care wards at the peak of the coronavirus crisis.
As the prime minister announced the first steps to ease the lockdown on Sunday night, followed by questions from the public and journalists in a broadcast last night, Havering has reacted with a mix of satisfaction and confusion about the next steps.
As government-issued food parcels from the shielding programme are wrongly-allocated, Havering volunteers have stepped in to share out the unwanted boxes as well as make more for those in need who have missed out.
Schools and non-essential shops will remain shut in England until at least June because the coronavirus transmission rate is still too high to significantly ease the lockdown, the prime minister said this evening.
The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.
Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.