England

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Paramedics set up units inside A&E to ease long queues
Experiment in London speeds up handover by emergency ambulance crews to doctors and is safer for patients

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

03, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I’m one of the lucky ones, I’m financially OK’: welcome to ageing Britain, where pensioners outnumber children
Nearly one in five people in England and Wales are 65 or over – some are thriving, some struggling. How are we coping with the social, cultural and political change this brings?

Michael Savage

02, Jul, 2022 @4:25 PM

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More than 100 bus routes in England face cuts and cancellations
Falling passenger numbers, rising costs and the forthcoming end of emergency government funding blamed for services being reduced or terminated

Chaminda Jayanetti

02, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Teaching unions warn of strikes in England despite reports of improved pay offer
Review body said to have told DfE 3% rise inadequate and instead recommended 5%

Richard Adams Education editor

01, Jul, 2022 @1:54 PM

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UK Covid levels rise 30% in a week to estimated 2.3m cases
Number of infections in week ending 25 June highest since late April, with experts expecting fresh wave later in year

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @11:59 AM

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‘It’s quite a commute’: climbers scale Salisbury Cathedral to repair stonework
Team requiring no scaffolding – just ropes – called in to work on statues, transepts, tower and spire

Steven Morris

01, Jul, 2022 @10:32 AM

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High-street blood pressure checks promised in NHS England shake-up
Integrated care systems replace clinical commissioning groups and aim to catch conditions earlier

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Nadhim Zahawi makes U-turn on schools bill after criticism
Minister scraps plans to increase DfE control of academy trusts, derided as ‘ridiculous attempt to centralise power in Whitehall’

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Jun, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Burning ban failing to protect England’s peatlands, say conservation groups
Ministers urged to toughen law to help restore carbon sinks, as figures point to illegal burning

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, Jun, 2022 @1:10 PM

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Study suggests existence of up to 2.1m ancient and veteran trees in England
Researchers find there could be many more ancient trees than previously recorded, amid calls for better protections

Helena Horton and Patrick Barkham

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Knee replacements stall in regions of England with weight rules for patients
Stricter CCGs told patients that they have to attain a certain body mass index before surgery

Steven Morris

29, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Houses for ‘ghosts’: ONS overestimated growth in many areas, census suggests
Population growth overestimated in some areas and underestimated in others, data from 2021 census suggests

Robert Booth and Caelainn Barr

29, Jun, 2022 @4:10 PM

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