Category Archives: NHS

GMB Union Has Said That It ‘Stands With NHS Workers’ Who ‘Face The Sack For Blowing The Whistle’ Over PPE Shortages

The GMB Union has said that it will ‘stand with NHS workers who face losing their jobs over talking to the media about the government’s coronavirus failings’, according to a spokesperson for the Union.  According to the GMB, NHS England, which has taken over communications in several health trusts, has warned doctors, nurses and other staff will be subject to

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12-Month Sentence Handed Down To Man Who Smashed Up NHS Workers Cars At James Cook University Hospital

Cleveland Police have welcomed a sentence handed down to a man who was yesterday convicted of smashing car windows at James Cook University Hospital. 31-year-old Callum Wood, of Rothbury Road in Middlesbrough, was charged with four counts of attempted theft from a motor vehicle after an incident at the hospital car park on Sunday 29th March at around 2:30pm. Callum

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Man Charged After Fracturing NHS Workers Cheekbone In Salford Royal Infirmary

A man has been charged after an NHS staff member was punched in the face with such forces that he was left with a fractured cheekbone at Salford Royal Infirmary on Sunday 29 March 2020. Daniel Shevlin (29/04/1992), of no fixed abode, has been charged with one count of section 20 assault and one count of section 4a of the

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Men Charged After Bikes Stolen From Hospital | An Emergency Worker Was Also Assaulted

Two men are due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged in connection with reports of a series of bike thefts from Queen’s Medical Centre. David Peter Moran, 35, of Courtleet Way, Nottingham and Craig Lancaster, 29, of Camrose Close, Nottingham were arrested in connection with the incidents on Friday 27 March. Moran and Lancaster are charged with

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NHS Staff First To Receive ‘Antigen Testing’ This Weekend For COVID-19

Throughout this weekend, hundreds of frontline NHS hospital and social care staff will be tested to find out if they have COVID-19. Micheal Gove announced last week that increased antigen testing would be introduced to those NHS staff who are working in hospitals and social care in a bid to enable more staff to return to work if they have

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Nurse Who Had Just Finished Her 7th 12-Hour Shift Accompany’s COVID-19 Male Who Crashed Into Her To A&E

An off-duty Nurse ended up spending five hours in Accident & Emergency with an elderly gentleman who was suspected of having COVID-19 after he crashed into her car. Lucy Duncan, 24, had just finished a 12-hour shift at Wigan hospital when she was struck by another car as she made her way home.  Ms Duncan immediately went to the driver’s

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CPS Warns That ‘Coronavirus Coughs’ Aimed At EMERGENCY WORKERS/NHS STAFF WILL Be Charged As Assault

Anyone using coronavirus to threaten emergency/NHS and essential workers faces serious criminal charges, the Director of Public Prosecutions has warned today. The much-welcomed CPS intervention comes after reports in recent days of police, shop workers and vulnerable groups being deliberately coughed at by people claiming to have the deadly disease. Such behaviour is against the law and assaults specifically against

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Government To Provide Free Car Parking For NHS And Social Care Staff

The government has announced that it will cover the costs of providing free car parking to NHS staff working in hospitals during this ‘unprecedented time’, the Health Secretary has pledged. It comes as the Local Government Secretary has agreed local councils will also offer free car parking to all NHS workers and social care staff during the coronavirus outbreak. A

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NHS Worker Needed Seven Stitches After Being Attacked By Gang Of Youths

An unprovoked assault in a supermarket left an NHS worker ‘bleeding profusely’, the Liverpool Echo has reported.  The gang of youths attacked the radiographer as he made his way to Asda’s to buy some provisions.  The victim, who works at Arrowe Park Hospital in the North West, said that he hopes those responsible are “disappointed in themselves”.  He told the

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‘Your Parking Space’ Offers Free Parking For NHS Staff Across 900 Sites

YourParkingSpace.com is the lastest car parking company to step forward and offer free parking for NHS staff.  Several days ago, National Car Parks (NCP) confirmed that it would be offering free parking to NHS staff across all of its sites around the UK.  This offer differs slightly in that you will only be able to take advantage of the free

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