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Frontline staff ‘risk dehydration’ to avoid need to change protective equipment

Frontline staff ‘risk dehydration’ to avoid need to change protective equipment

Frontline staff ‘risk dehydration’ to avoid need to change protective equipment

A critical care nurse hit back at claims staff were wasting the equipment.

Text of Queen’s Easter address in full

Text of Queen’s Easter address in full

Text of Queen’s Easter address in full

The Queen’s audio-only message was broadcast on the royal family’s digital and social media accounts.

Follow lockdown to keep others safe, says Queen in first Easter address

Follow lockdown to keep others safe, says Queen in first Easter address

Follow lockdown to keep others safe, says Queen in first Easter address

The monarch’s pre-recorded speech offered support to those marking Easter privately and the wider country.

Home Secretary ‘sorry if people feel there have been failings over PPE supply’

Home Secretary ‘sorry if people feel there have been failings over PPE supply’

Home Secretary ‘sorry if people feel there have been failings over PPE supply’

Priti Patel was asked twice if she would apologise to NHS staff and their families.

Uplifting news: Easter eggs donated to NHS workers, and twins on the front line

Uplifting news: Easter eggs donated to NHS workers, and twins on the front line

Uplifting news: Easter eggs donated to NHS workers, and twins on the front line

A round-up of feelgood stories in the news.

Funding diverted to support Scotland’s coastal businesses

Funding diverted to support Scotland’s coastal businesses

Funding diverted to support Scotland’s coastal businesses

Funding from the Scottish Crown Estate net revenue is normally used for projects delivering coastal community benefit.

Royal hat-maker Philip Treacy joins ‘visor army’ in coronavirus fight

Royal hat-maker Philip Treacy joins ‘visor army’ in coronavirus fight

Royal hat-maker Philip Treacy joins ‘visor army’ in coronavirus fight

The Irish milliner said he and his studio staff will be making headgear for healthcare professionals across London.

Home Office announces £2m and awareness campaign for domestic abuse victims

Home Office announces £2m and awareness campaign for domestic abuse victims

Home Office announces £2m and awareness campaign for domestic abuse victims

Domestic abuse and women’s charities have reported a surge in demand since the UK lockdown started.

Army of sewers stitching scrubs at home appeal for cash for fabric

Army of sewers stitching scrubs at home appeal for cash for fabric

Army of sewers stitching scrubs at home appeal for cash for fabric

In just a few days, the group in Sheffield has had requests for 300 sets of scrubs from local hospitals and 200 from GP surgeries.

Appeal to trace fugitive on tenth anniversary of teenager’s murder

Appeal to trace fugitive on tenth anniversary of teenager’s murder

Appeal to trace fugitive on tenth anniversary of teenager’s murder

South Wales Police are appealing directly to Mohammed Ali Ege to hand himself in.

Man creates social media challenge for PPE after father dies with coronavirus

Man creates social media challenge for PPE after father dies with coronavirus

Man creates social media challenge for PPE after father dies with coronavirus

Matthew McGahan created the ‘upside-down challenge’ to help raise money for protective equipment for healthcare staff.

Labour calls for inquiry into ‘disproportionate’ number of BAME virus deaths

Labour calls for inquiry into ‘disproportionate’ number of BAME virus deaths

Labour calls for inquiry into ‘disproportionate’ number of BAME virus deaths

The first 10 doctors named as having died from Covid-19 were from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

Firefighters to test face masks for NHS workers and deliver PPE

Firefighters to test face masks for NHS workers and deliver PPE

Firefighters to test face masks for NHS workers and deliver PPE

National Fire Chiefs Council chair Roy Wilsher said he wants other requests for support ‘agreed more quickly’.

London’s Victoria Park reopens with megaphones warning: No picnics, no cycling

London’s Victoria Park reopens with megaphones warning: No picnics, no cycling

London’s Victoria Park reopens with megaphones warning: No picnics, no cycling

Mounted police warned members of the public to heed coronavirus restrictions or face being fined.

Hancock pays tribute to ‘members of NHS family’ who have died

Hancock pays tribute to ‘members of NHS family’ who have died

Hancock pays tribute to ‘members of NHS family’ who have died

The Health Secretary warned that the number could well be higher than 19.

Twins join forces to help save lives on Covid-19 frontline

Twins join forces to help save lives on Covid-19 frontline

Twins join forces to help save lives on Covid-19 frontline

Soldier Phill Moxey and twin Paul, a surgeon, have played a role in London’s temporary NHS Nightingale hospital.

War veteran, 99, clapped out of hospital after surviving Covid-19

War veteran, 99, clapped out of hospital after surviving Covid-19

War veteran, 99, clapped out of hospital after surviving Covid-19

Albert Chambers is now ‘fit and well’ after his ordeal, officials said.

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