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A report in the Daily Telegraph reveals that 'Doctors have warned that the health service cannot shut down to patients not suffering from Covid-19 in the event of a second wave. Professor Neil Mortensen, the president of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, has said the NHS must not to use the same sweeping closures of services that were introduced in March. Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chairman of council at the British Medical Association, told The Guardian that patients in need of diagnostic tests...

A quick read through numerous social media posts appear to reveal a growing dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his government. Yet at the same time, there remains strong grass-roots support for him.

So what is the reason for this apparent lack of enthusiasm? The answer is obvious; the Covid-19 (C19) pandemic and the Government’s handling of it. The Prime Minister himself is reported to have conceded that matters ‘could have been handled differently’. As we have said before how...

Later today (Tuesday July 14, 2020) we are expecting an official announcement from the UK Government that it will become mandatory to wear ‘face coverings’ in shops and stores, along with the previously announced face covering laws for public transport and elsewhere, from July 24.

Firstly, why not until that date? If the spread of Covid-19 (C19) is so deadly, why not introduce it immediately? Secondly and again if C19 is such a killer, why has such a law not been brought in sooner – especially wh...

With the lockdown finally easing, an opportunity for life to start to return to normality now beckons. Except of course, this has been put in jeopardy firstly by the unthinking behaviour of significant numbers of people cramming themselves onto beaches during the recent hot weather, and secondly by equally significant numbers rioting and indulging in criminal acts of theft and vandalism.

Covid-19 may not be the ruthless killer it has been made out to be - that has become very clear in recent we...

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Monday June 8, 2020, saw the UK government’s 14-day quarantine period for people travelling to the UK come into force. This policy has been slammed by many, pointing out that if such a policy was really necessary, it should have been imposed at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and not when it appears to be subsiding.

This is a valid point and it does indeed seem an odd thing to do when lockdowns are being eased worldwide and at a time when the UK needs to kick start its own ec...

The media frenzy over the Prime Minister's senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, during the these past few day has been most unseemly. We do not recall the same furore arising over Labour figures doing similar things so are bound to ask, why the fuss now?

 The unfortunate answer is that this has been more about playing political games rather than dealing with the more serious business of running the country and getting the UK out of the stultifying stranglehold of the Covid-19 lockdown. It also quest...

It is interesting to note that over recent days, certain elements of mainstream news media, having fuelled the Covid-19 situation with sensationalist nonsense and confused the differences between ‘The Coronavirus’ and Covid-19 well beyond the point of being reasonable, are now changing their tune - at least a little.

Coverage up to (and still including) now has focused entirely on the closing down of everyday life and the ‘huge numbers’ of people dying right, left and centre from ‘The Coronavirus...

We welcome the news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has returned to work and although we echo the caution expressed over Covid-19 and the effects of it, we also urge the government to begin relaxation of the restrictions brought in to stave off the spread of the infection.

Whilst it is indeed a serious matter, the lockdown’s long-term effects must also be considered. The damage being done to the country’s economic health is going to last a very long time as it is. A further clampdown on the abi...

There are many disturbing aspects to the current Covid-19 crisis enveloping the world. In the UK one is the applause given by people to ‘The NHS’ - what does this actually mean? Who is the applause aimed at?

The answer is of course, all those front-line NHS Doctors, Nurses and yes, ancillary staff too – let us not forget those who often work unseen but who are just as crucial. To all these vital people we send our thanks and the applause is unreservedly deserved. There is however, a significantly...

The hysteria starts at the top. Governments must be seen to be 'doing something'......so they do 'something'. Whatever it is, it has to look good so it usually involves what has been seen around the world - lockdowns, quarantines, travel bans etc.

  Here in the UK the buzzwords are 'self-isolation'. Sneeze once or have anything that remotely resembles the common cold and you (and your entire family) must 'self-isolate' which means not going out anywhere, at all, anytime, for two weeks. Or possib...

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