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Easyjet to sack up to 5k staff and close bases at three airports

Easyjet will sack up to 5,000 staff and close its bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle airports Luton-based carrier to close hubs at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle airports Airline announced last month it was reducing its workforce by up to 30 per cent  By Amie Gordon For Mailonline Published: 09:47 EDT, 30 June 2020 | […]

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Matt Hancock sparks anger by suggesting NHS staff are ‘overusing’ PPE

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has sparked anger by suggesting that some NHS workers may be using more personal protective equipment than needed. The comment has been branded “insulting” by Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, and unions have rubbished claims that staff are “overusing” PPE. It comes amid reports of huge shortages across the health service, […]

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Chicago jail reports 450 coronavirus cases among staff, inmates

(Reuters) – Some 450 inmates and staff have tested positive for coronavirus at Chicago’s largest jail, county corrections officials said on Thursday, representing one of the nation’s largest outbreaks of the respiratory illness at a single site so far in the pandemic. Signs made by prisoners pleading for help are seen in a window of […]

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The incredible struggle of hospital staff in Italy – Channel 4 News

3 Apr 2020 In Italy, the death toll from Covid-19 is now more than 14,500. It is the hardest hit European country. In Italy, the death toll from Covid-19 is now more than 14,500. It is the hardest hit European country. In Bergamo, which is close to the Alps, it’s thought fatalities could be double […]

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Glasses Direct are giving away free glasses to NHS staff during coronavirus

Glasses Direct want to show and express their gratitude to all NHS staff with free glasses. They want to say thanks and recognise all of their hard work and support staff through their endless efforts during the Coronavirus outbreak. NHS workers can redeem a single-use discount against a pair of prescription glasses for free at […]

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UK coronavirus live: hospital car parking charges waived for NHS staff in England | Politics

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce that the taxpayer will pay self-employed workers up to 80% of their recent earnings to help contain the economic impact of coronavirus, as 470,000 extra benefits claims sparked warnings of an “unemployment crisis”. Sunak has been under growing pressure to do more for the UK’s 5 million […]

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N.B. hospital diverting ambulances due to overcrowding, staff shortages

A New Brunswick hospital has temporarily closed multiple departments and will divert patients elsewhere due to staff shortages and extreme overcrowding. Campbellton Regional Hospital, which has 145 beds, has been struggling to accommodate almost 200 patients, many of whom are waiting to be placed in nursing homes. The scenario has put the hospital’s ability to […]

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