The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (13-17/07)
  • Posted on: 17/07/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (13-17/07)

Home Secretary sets out post-Brexit immigration plan including health and care visa, care home residents recreate iconic album covers, UK charities launch appeal to help world’s most vulnerable countries, and UK firms plan early-warning detector for COVID-19 wastewater.

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Coronavirus: Care home residents recreate record covers

Residents and carers at a north London care home have been recreating classic album covers to keep themselves occupied during the lockdown.

A bad UK winter could cause 120,000 covid-19 deaths in hospitals

A particularly “challenging winter” could bring a second wave of coronavirus infections that leads to around 120,000 deaths in UK hospitals, twice as many as the first wave, according to an estimate of a reasonable worst-case scenario.

Priti Patel sets out post-Brexit immigration plan - including health and care visa

A fast-track health and care visa has been unveiled as part of the UK's plans for a points-based immigration system when freedom of movement with the EU ends in January.

UK firms plan early-warning detector for COVID-19 in wastewater

Sewage monitoring is being trialled as a way to spot new outbreaks of coronavirus, and three UK companies have now joined forces to try to develop a probe for this purpose.

Coronavirus: UK charities launch appeal to help world’s most vulnerable countries

An appeal to help the world's most vulnerable through the coronavirus pandemic has been launched by the UK's Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC).

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