Bus passengers in London will not have to pay to travel under new measures to protect drivers. Click here to read more.
Boris Johnson skipped five Cobra meetings on the virus, calls to order protective gear were ignored and scientists’ warnings fell on deaf ears. Failings in February may have cost thousands of lives Continue reading
Creative residents have formed a sewing network to make scrubs and washbags for NHS staff. Click here to read more.
Staff at Whipps Cross Hospital claim they are struggling due to a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) – but the hospital’s NHS trust insists there is enough. Click here to read more.
Passengers will only be allowed to board London’s buses using the middle door during the coronavirus pandemic, Transport for London (TfL) has said. Click here to read more.
Waltham Forest Council is still struggling to obey the government and house all its rough sleepers as some refuse to engage with services. Click here to read more.
Lifting coronavirus lockdown measures too early could spark a “deadly resurgence” in infections, the World Health Organization chief has warned. Click here to read more.
Fire and rescue personnel urgently need coronavirus testing, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has warned, as services lose up to 12% of their firefighters and control staff to self-isolation.
Nearly 3,000 fire and rescue staff are in self-isolation and unable to work, representing 5.1% of the UK’s overall fire and rescue workforce. Just under 2,600 of them are operational firefighters and control staff, making up 5.3% of the total. Click here to read more.