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Hospital staff are hiding personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus outbreak due to shortages on the NHS frontline, medics have claimed. Some workers are said to be going off sick because they fear the provisions are inadequate – with one doctor saying it seems “inevitable” they will contract COVID-19. Global shortages of the equipment […]

For parents with seriously ill children, the fear of coronavirus consumes every moment of every day. Four-year-old Sophia Marshall has 11 heart conditions which will limit her life. Her parents have decided to shield the entire family to prevent anyone bringing the virus into their home in Wychbold in Worcestershire. Image: Sophia pictured with her […]

A consultant working in Derby and Burton hospitals has died after testing positive for coronavirus. Amged El-Hawrani, aged 55, was a ear, nose and throat specialist. He died last night at Leicester Royal Infirmary. NHS England has said he was the first frontline hospital worker to die in the fight against COVID-19. More follows… Advertisement […]

A husband with terminal bowel cancer fears the coronavirus outbreak means he’ll never hug his wife again – and has begged the British public to respect the lockdown so he might get to live a normal life for a short time before he dies. Simon Cowls and his wife Ali bought a humble campervan to […]

The British public have been under an unprecedented lockdown for nearly a week, with people told to stay inside and avoid gatherings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. But the government measures weren’t enough stop 25 adults and children gathering for a “massive” karaoke party on Saturday night. Derbyshire Police said they were […]

Another 209 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus, taking the total to 1,228. The number counts those who died as of 5pm yesterday. One hundred and ninety of those deaths were in England. A further 10 people have died in Wales, taking the total deaths there to 48. It comes […]