The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (30/03-03/04)
  • Posted on: 03/04/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (30/03-03/04)

Cabin crew are drafted in to help at the new Nightingale hospital, 20,000 former NHS staff return to fight the virus, hospitals are urged to use lab space to test self-isolating NHS staff in England, and a simple new blood test is reported to be able to check for more than 50 types of cancers.

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 Cabin crews drafted in to help at new coronavirus hospitals

The NHS will draw on airline cabin crews to help staff the new Nightingale hospitals that are being constructed to cope with the wave of patients expected to need critical care as the coronavirus outbreak unfolds.

Blood test 'can check for more than 50 types of cancer'

A simple blood test can check for more than 50 types of cancer, often before any signs or symptoms, scientists say.

Coronavirus: 20,000 former NHS staff return to fight virus, PM says

Some 20,000 former NHS staff have returned to work to help the fight against coronavirus, Boris Johnson has revealed in a video posted online.

Nightingale hospital in London to treat less critical Covid-19 cases

Britain’s first coronavirus field hospital will treat up to 4,000 previously fit and healthy people struck down by Covid-19 once it opens, with sicker patients who are more likely to die being cared for in normal NHS hospitals.

Coronavirus: Hospitals urged to use lab space to test NHS staff

Hospitals should use spare laboratory space to test self-isolating NHS staff in England for coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said.

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