Medics at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust who saved Boris Johnson left decimated by staff shortages

The NHS intensive care unit which helped save Boris Johnson’s life after he contracted coronavirus is dangerously understaffed, according to their leaders. Trade union Unite said a survey of its members at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in Waterloo found chronic understaffing in the unit had led to plunging morale and fears over the danger to patients.

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Young people urged to have vaccine to avoid the risks of debilitating Covid-19

The NHS in south West London has joined the government’s call for young people to get vaccinate, as patients in their 20s and 30s share their stories about the effects of Covid-19.The latest figures show that hospitals are seeing a rise in unvaccinated young adults admitted with Covid-19. A fifth of Covid-19 hospital admissions in England are aged 18 to 34 – four times higher than the peak in the winter of 2020.

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