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Hospital chief: Tackling post-Covid patient backlog will be ‘marathon’

Across the NHS in England, more than 4.5m are awaiting treatment, including 224,000 who have waited more than 12 months

London

‘Keep pushing’ plea as Covid cases continue to fall but at slower rate

Cases are down 25% in a week but public health chiefs want Londoners to drive rates down further

Health

Van-Tam backs Whitty on care workers‘ ‘responsibility’ to have vaccine

Only a week ago, the Government appeared to be in denial that there was even a problem

Health

NHS ‘must offer door-to-door vaccines to increase jab uptake’

The top 10 worst performing areas for vaccination are in London

Health

London women to be offered at-home smear tests as part of NHS trial

More than 31,000 women in the capital will be be involved in the smear test trial

Health

London Ambulance medics get body-cameras in bid to reduce attacks

529 attacks on frontline crews in less than a year and 18 assailants jailed

Health

Patients with covid at ‘very high risk of death’ after surgery

Safety precautions ‘must be maintained’ despite backlog of two million patients

Politics

Ministers to review ‘vaccine passports’ as part of lockdown roadmap

Senior ministers have frequently appeared to dismiss the idea of introducing vaccine passports in the UK

Health

Whitty: Medics and care staff have responsibility to get Covid vaccine

It comes after official data showed only 52% of staff in care homes for the elderly in London have had the jab

London

London Covid cases tumble twice as fast as some other regions

Figures show 25 boroughs saw confirmed cases fall by at least 40% in a week

London

One in 5 Londoners over-80 haven’t had Covid jab

The figures come as Boris Johnson prepares to announce his road map out of lockdown on Monday

Politics

Summer holidays to Greece could be on cards for Brits as talks begin

‘We are in very preliminary discussions on how this could work’