Covid-19 has shown the NHS can change. Let’s turn that to our advantage | NHS

A crisis situation creates opportunities for new beginnings and reinvention in ways that are rarely possible during ordinary times. What if this is true of the NHS? As doctors, we have a keen sense of just how unique this moment is. The current public health crisis and outpouring of social solidarity with the NHS present … Read more Covid-19 has shown the NHS can change. Let’s turn that to our advantage | NHS

Work times could be staggered to help end lockdown, says Shapps | World news

Work start times for the public could be staggered and one-way systems for commuters put in place to avoid overwhelming the transport system when lockdown restrictions are eventually eased, the transport secretary has said. Grant Shapps also suggested that the government was considering measures to encourage workers to take “active transport”: cycling or walking to … Read more Work times could be staggered to help end lockdown, says Shapps | World news

The coronavirus has exposed the imbalances in modern Britain | Business

The words are straining to come out. Boris Johnson hero worships Winston Churchill so it is obvious how the prime minister will pitch this week’s announcement of the plan to get Britain out of lockdown. In late 1942, victory in the North African desert had suggested that the tide of the war might have turned … Read more The coronavirus has exposed the imbalances in modern Britain | Business

Boris Johnson: it was 50-50 whether to put me on ventilator | World news

Boris Johnson has spoken of his dramatic stay in intensive care as doctors faced a “50-50” decision on whether to put him on a ventilator and plans were drawn up on how to announce his death. In an interview with the Sun on Sunday, the prime minister said he needed “litres and litres” of oxygen … Read more Boris Johnson: it was 50-50 whether to put me on ventilator | World news

UK coronavirus live: doctors had prepared to announce Boris Johnson’s death | World news

10.15am BST10:15 First Minister Mark Drakeford has said schools in Wales could reopen at the beginning of next month. Asked for an indication about when pupils could return, he told the BBC’s Andew Marr Show: “Our advice from the trade unions and from the local education authorities is that you will need three weeks as … Read more UK coronavirus live: doctors had prepared to announce Boris Johnson’s death | World news