NHS workers in England offered 3% pay rise

Nurses and other NHS workers will get the extra ‘in recognition of unique impact of pandemic’ on staff. Source link

19 July: England Covid restrictions ease as PM urges caution

There will be no limit on how many people can meet, nightclubs can reopen and large events resume. Source link

England plans biggest winter flu vaccine rollout

Free jabs will be offered to more than 35 million people, including more teenagers than ever before. Source link

Winter vomiting virus warning for England

Prof Saheer Gharbia from PHE said: “Norovirus, commonly known as the winter vomiting bug, has been at lower levels than normal throughout the pandemic with less opportunity to spread between people in the community but as restrictions have eased we have seen an increase in cases across all age groups.” Source link

Heat-health alert issued in England for weekend

Public Heath England wants people to look out for those who may be at risk in warmer weather. Source link

Covid: Be cautious as England lockdown ends, urges Whitty

It comes as the UK recorded nearly 50,000 new cases on Thursday – the highest number since January. Source link

Covid: South Tyneside case rate now highest in England

Tom Hall, director of public health for South Tyneside Council, said: “We are closely watching if those levels of harm escalate, and how rapidly they escalate, and whether they put risks on the most vulnerable at the cost of other restrictions in people’s lives. Source link

Compulsory vaccinations for care home staff in England backed by MPs

At the time, it said 47% of English care homes for older people had more than a fifth of staff yet to take up the vaccine, despite staff at all eligible care homes having been offered vaccines, with the vast majority of homes having had repeat visits by vaccine teams. Source link

Cancer backlog in England to be cleared 'by March 2022'

NHS bosses are also concerned about those who didn’t come forward for tests last year. Source link

England captain Harry Kane sends video to toddler with brain cancer

The England captain said he wanted to “put a smile” on the family’s faces ahead of Sunday’s final. Source link