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Back on the Covid wards: How is the NHS coping now?

[ad_1] Plan B Covid restrictions in England are due to be lifted later this week, in a move the government hopes will gradually see the country move beyond the pandemic. The World Health Organization's special envoy on Covid 19, says "light is at the end of the tunnel" for the UK. But British officials remain cautious because of the high number of unvaccinated people, estimated to be around five million.
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Public told not to delay cancer check-ups

[ad_1] 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, the NHS says only minimal validation can be carried out but it is considered