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The NHS has today unveiled a package of measures in the battle against coronavirus fake news – working with Google, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook – to help the public get easy access to accurate NHS information and avoid myths and misinformation. The measures include Google providing easy access to verified NHS guidance when someone searches […]
Since its launch last Wednesday one million people have benefited from dedicated NHS online support for coronavirus, with enquiries jumping to a record high of more than 210,000 in a single day. The update to 111 online was launched to help people get quick advice about coronavirus, as enquiries to the health service about the […]
32 people who had been in isolation at an NHS service in the north west of England have today left after being given an all clear for coronavirus. The group, comprising 30 Britons and two Irish nationals returning from the Diamond Princess cruise liner, arrived at the Arrowe Park hospital in the Wirral in February […]
A new NHS 111 online service has been put in place to help people get quick advice about coronavirus, as enquiries to the health service about the outbreak have surged. More than 35,000 people used the site in a single day over the weekend to get help and advice. The new NHS 111 online service […]
The NHS is currently rolling out services on NHS sites to test people for coronavirus, including a new service now in action in west London, offering ‘drive through’ coronavirus testing. The new service, provided by Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust in Parsons Green, is only accessed through a referral from NHS 111, and means […]
Earlier today it was publicly confirmed that four patients transferred from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan had tested positive for coronavirus. These four people have now been transferred to three specialist NHS infection centres. Two patients are in the Royal Hallamshire in Sheffield, one is in the Royal in Liverpool and a fourth […]
Professor Keith Willett NHS strategic incident director, said: “The guests from Kents Hill Park Hotel are leaving today, and I’d like to thank them for the very responsible compliance they have shown during their time in self-isolation. “In the upcoming weeks, more of us may need to spend time at home to reduce the spread of […]
The NHS has started pilots of home testing for coronavirus where NHS staff, including nurses and paramedics, will visit people in their own homes rather than them having to travel. Professor Keith Willett, NHS strategic incident director for coronavirus said: “We have started to pilot home testing for coronavirus in London, which will be carried out […]
The last of the guests staying at Arrowe Park after returning from China have left the hospital, NHS England and NHS Improvement announced today. All but one of the patients being treated at other NHS Trusts have now been discharged after twice testing negative for coronavirus. More than 100 guests remain at the Kents Hill […]
NHS chief executive, Sir Simon Stevens, said: “As our first group of guests leaves Arrowe Park Hospital, we want to thank them for the highly responsible, pragmatic and stoical way they have played their part in keeping both themselves and others safe. They have set an important example, recognising that over the coming weeks many […]