The Guardian – ‘Critical incidents’ at several NHS trusts as Covid staff shortages hit
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‘Critical incidents’ at several NHS trusts as Covid staff shortages hit
Multiple NHS trusts across England have declared “critical incidents” amid soaring staff absences due to COVID-19, reports The Guardian. Health leaders are warning that many parts of the service are now “in a state of crisis”. However, the prime minister has ruled out the introduction of new restrictions for now, the paper reports.
The Guardian quotes senior Tory MP David Davis, who told the prime minister in the Commons: “In the name of God, go.”
The Guardian says The Football Association is investigating reports of suspicious betting activity around the awarding of a yellow card to an Arsenal player during a Premier League match this season.
The Guardian says In her first press conference of the year, held outside in the central North Island sun, prime minister Jacinda Ardern was almost drowned out by a wave of cicada calls.
The Guardian says An American film-maker has been put on trial in Italy for “offending the honour or prestige” of an Italian prosecutor.
The Guardian says Novak Djokovic is the controlling shareholder in a Danish biotech firm aiming to develop a treatment for Covid-19 that does not involve vaccination.
The Guardian says ‘Absolutely amazing’: Tongan man swept away by tsunami stayed afloat for 24 hours.