PPE continues to dominate the headlines. It’s been discovered that millions of pieces are being shipped abroad by firms frustrated at the lack of response from the government when they’ve offered to supply the NHS. So we find ourselves in the insane situation where PPE is being flown and truckedContinue Reading

Lockdown began four weeks ago and although the end is beind discussed there is still nothing certain about when we’ll be out of these constraints, apart from the fact that it will be a staged relaxation of the rules. Yesterday’s death toll was much lower than in previous days butContinue Reading

Boris is back, or starting to participate again at least. He’s still in Chequers but participating in meetings and making decisions. Yesterday‘s total dead was 888 not including care homes. PPE continues to dominate in the headlines. The lack of PPE for frontline staff in the NHS is single biggestContinue Reading

The recounting has begun. It could be 7,500 dead in care homes, so the headlines say this morning. Meanwhile, China has revised its original estimate and increased the total dead by 50% but if you believe that you’ll believe anything. It could be ten times that many and we wouldn’tContinue Reading

The weather has changed drastically and the past three weeks of warm, almost summer-like weather have been replaced by grey clouds and rain, here on the south coast of England. Perhaps it’s just me or it’s the headlines, but the public mood has darkened too. The announcement by the governmentContinue Reading

Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London has said that social distancing needs to remain in place until a vaccine is found, according to The Daily Telegraph today. The total has reached 12,686 with 100,000 confirmed cases. The government is coming in for more criticism about its handling of theContinue Reading

Yesterday things seemed a little brighter, as if we’d reached the plateau, or at least got our fingers on the edge of it. We’ve seen how Spain and Italy are beginning to relax some of their restrictions, but today the news is filled with even more gloom than ususal. AsContinue Reading