Daily Archives: 20/04/2020

Coronavirus: London Bus drivers share free travel fears......

Bus travel in London will be free of charge during the coronavirus outbreak, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.

All two-door buses will move to middle-door entry on Monday (20 April) – with the front of the vehicle roped off to protect drivers from contact with passengers.  Click here to read more.

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Eleven coronavirus deaths confirmed at east London hospitals......

Eleven coronavirus deaths were today announced at east London hospitals.

Barts Health NHS Trust, which runs Whipps Cross Hospital, confirmed a further seven COVID-19 deaths bringing the trust’s total to 306.  Click here to read more.

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Coronavirus: 38 days when Britain sleepwalked into disaster......

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

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Scrubbing up......

Oona Kelly our Branch Treasurer is one of the local volunteers making scrubs and washbags for the NHS.

Creative residents have formed a sewing network to make scrubs and washbags for NHS staff.  Click here to read more.

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Whipps Cross staff complain of lack of PPE despite NHS trust claiming sufficient supply......

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.

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