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Hundreds queue for swabs in London but get turned away… while centres sit EMPTY elsewhere

A drive-in Covid-19 testing centre caused chaos as hundreds of people who were queuing for swabs were turned away after not being sent QR codes to confirm their appointments. People were unable to get a coronavirus test at the site in Catford, southeast London, yesterday because they were not in possession of a QR code. A … Read more Hundreds queue for swabs in London but get turned away… while centres sit EMPTY elsewhere

‘Why CAN’T I get a test?’: Thousands are caught in Covid chaos while testing centres stand empty

** Have you had problems getting a test? Contact 02036152973 or email [email protected] ** Thousands have been caught up in Covid-19 chaos while testing centres stand empty and ministers say one in four people who have booked slots turn out to be ineligible. Parents in Bolton and Hull have complained of struggling to get tests … Read more ‘Why CAN’T I get a test?’: Thousands are caught in Covid chaos while testing centres stand empty

Patients STILL face a 155-mile round trip for a Covid swab test as chaos over test centres continues

The full extent of the chaos in the Covid testing centre booking system was revealed yesterday in a snap survey by the Daily Mail. Round trips of up to 155 miles were suggested when reporters around the country tried to book slots. The website said there were no appointments available for three weeks at one … Read more Patients STILL face a 155-mile round trip for a Covid swab test as chaos over test centres continues

Patients STILL face a 155-mile round trip for a Covid swab test as chaos over test centres continues

The full extent of the chaos in the Covid testing centre booking system was revealed yesterday in a snap survey by the Daily Mail. Round trips of up to 155 miles were suggested when reporters around the country tried to book slots. The website said there were no appointments available for three weeks at one … Read more Patients STILL face a 155-mile round trip for a Covid swab test as chaos over test centres continues

NHS Test and Trace is directing people to Covid-19 test centres up to 175 miles away 

The NHS Test and Trace system is directing people to Covid-19 test centres up to 175 miles (281km) away from their homes, it has been revealed. People with coronavirus symptoms who try to book a test online have reported being told to drive three hours to reach their ‘nearest’ centre. And some of them have … Read more NHS Test and Trace is directing people to Covid-19 test centres up to 175 miles away 

Drivers are rescued from cars, roads submerged and shopping centres evacuated as storms sweep UK

A shopping centre was evacuated and drivers had to be rescued from their cars as parts of the country were hit by severe flooding after a fortnight’s worth of rain fell in just one hour as thunderstorms sweep across the UK. Chelmsford city centre has been completely flooded forcing staff to evacuate the Meadows Shopping … Read more Drivers are rescued from cars, roads submerged and shopping centres evacuated as storms sweep UK

Drivers are rescued from cars, roads submerged and shopping centres evacuated as storms sweep UK

A shopping centre was evacuated and drivers had to be rescued from their cars as parts of the country were hit by severe flooding after a fortnight’s worth of rain fell in just one hour as thunderstorms sweep across the UK. Chelmsford city centre has been completely flooded forcing staff to evacuate the Meadows Shopping … Read more Drivers are rescued from cars, roads submerged and shopping centres evacuated as storms sweep UK

Vans face ban from city centres under Boris Johnson’s plan to get Britain in the saddle

Vans could be banned from city centres under government plans to create more road space for cyclists as part of Boris Johnson’s £2billion anti-obesity drive. A government report aimed at ‘unleashing our nation of cyclists’ proposes reducing ‘unnecessary motorised freight’ like lorries and vans in UK cities. Freight would be sent to out-of-town depots before … Read more Vans face ban from city centres under Boris Johnson’s plan to get Britain in the saddle

Coronavirus: Germany sets up testing centres at airports

Germany is carrying out coronavirus checks at airports and is considering making them compulsory to fend off a second wave of Covid-19.  Munich, Dortmund and Duesseldorf are among the airports which are screening travellers when they return from overseas, and Angela Merkel’s health minister is today discussing plans to enforce them nationwide.   Britain has never … Read more Coronavirus: Germany sets up testing centres at airports

Coronavirus: Germany sets up testing centres at airports

Germany is carrying out coronavirus checks at airports and is considering making them compulsory to fend off a second wave of Covid-19.  Munich, Dortmund and Duesseldorf are among the airports which are screening travellers when they return from overseas, and Angela Merkel’s health minister is today discussing plans to enforce them nationwide.   Britain has never … Read more Coronavirus: Germany sets up testing centres at airports