Covid: Living with Covid plan will restore freedom, says Boris Johnson

Some experts warn that lifting legal restrictions at this stage might send the wrong message to people. Source link

Covid: Tough new targets will tackle NHS backlog, Boris Johnson says

Ambulance queues When patients arrive at hospital by ambulance they should be handed over within 15 minutes. This data shows the proportion of ambulance patients who waited 30 minutes or more, in the week shown. It comes from daily situation reports which are published weekly during the winter in England. As this is fast-turnaround data,… Continue reading Covid: Tough new targets will tackle NHS backlog, Boris Johnson says

Covid: Boris Johnson expected to ease England's Plan B measures

Six MPs have publicly revealed they have submitted letters of no confidence in Mr Johnson, and the BBC has been told a seventh, Bury South MP Christian Wakeford, has also written to Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 committee of backbench Conservatives. Source link

Covid: Boris Johnson says enjoy New Year but get a booster

Boris Johnson says people should enjoy New Year in a sensible way, and urges them to get a booster jab. Source link

Covid: No new restrictions in England before Christmas – Boris Johnson

But Boris Johnson says “we can’t rule out any further measures after Christmas” as Omicron spreads fast. Source link

Covid: Boris Johnson sets new booster target ahead of 'Omicron wave'

“It is now clear that two doses of vaccine are simply not enough to give the level of protection we all need. But the good news is that our scientists are confident that with a third dose, a booster dose, we can all bring our level of protection back up.” Source link

Social care: Boris Johnson defends his plan amid criticism over the cost cap

New details emerged last week that charities have warned could hit poorer people the hardest. Source link

Covid: Boris Johnson makes inquiry pledge to bereaved families

Boris Johnson says he will appoint an inquiry chair before Christmas, after meeting a campaign group. Source link

Boris Johnson warns Covid risk remains as he unveils England's winter plan

Under that plan, the government expects proof of vaccination would be mandatory for nightclubs, crowded indoor venues with more than 500 attendees, crowded outdoor events with more than 4,000 people, such as festivals, as well as any settings with more than 10,000 people. Source link

Boris Johnson on need to address NHS wait times

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken to the BBC about the need to address NHS wait times, saying backlogs “need to be cleared as fast as possible”. Speaking to the BBC’s Health Editor Hugh Pym, the PM said around 9m NHS treatments could be funded by proposed government investment, but did not give details of… Continue reading Boris Johnson on need to address NHS wait times