When the pandemic started, paramedics from the Motorcycle Response Unit (MRU) were moved to other roles as we adapted our fleet in response to COVID-19
In the UK, the Covid vaccination programme started more than a month earlier than in Italy and the rest of Europe. This has made the UK a 'test bed' for any doubts or objections to the Covid vaccine.
The NHS in the UK is a health care system funded from general taxation and free at the point of use. NHS was founded on the principle of providing equal opportunity of access for those at equal risk.
From today in the UK, the Covid-19 starts to be a page of history. The Covid-19 vaccine is a reality. It 'arrived, on time, V-Day: the day that is the beginning of mass vaccination for British citizens.
Great Britain, as announced a couple of months ago, approved today, with an "emergency" decision, the use of a vaccine for Covid-19: it is the drug developed by the American multinational Pfizer together with the German company Biontech.
NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens and the NHS Five Year Forward View partners today (Friday) announced eight new vanguards that will launch the transformation of urgent and emergency care for more than nine million people.