NHS fees for migrant health workers scrapped in government U-turn

So in a major U-turn – Boris Johnson has asked the Home Office to remove foreign NHS and care workers from the immigration health surcharge as soon as possible, following a revolt by Tory MPs. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Downing Street said the Prime Minister had been “thinking about this a great deal” – but today a … Read more NHS fees for migrant health workers scrapped in government U-turn

Matt Hancock confirms Boris Johnson to scrap NHS surcharge for migrant healthcare workers

The Health Secretary confirmed Boris Johnson will scrap the NHS surcharge for migrant workers, in the Government’s second U-turn in 24 hours. The Prime Minister has asked the Home Office and the Department for Health and Social Care to remove NHS and care workers from the scheme “as soon as possible”. Matt Hancock also announced … Read more Matt Hancock confirms Boris Johnson to scrap NHS surcharge for migrant healthcare workers

Boris Johnson performs U-turn on fee for foreign health and care workers after criticism | ITV News

Overseas health and care staff will be exempted from the fee levied on migrants to pay for the NHS in a U-turn from Boris Johnson which came after mounting pressure from senior Tories. Downing Street said the Prime Minister has asked officials at the Home Office and the Department for Health and Social Care to … Read more Boris Johnson performs U-turn on fee for foreign health and care workers after criticism | ITV News

Coronavirus tests for all symptomatic over fives in UK for ‘track and trace’ plan

The government has announced a significant expansion of the coronavirus testing programme. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)  Now anybody aged five or older across the whole country who shows symptoms can get a test. It is all part of the government’s plan to scale up its track and trace operation. Ministers hope that will make it possible to … Read more Coronavirus tests for all symptomatic over fives in UK for ‘track and trace’ plan

Harry Dunn’s Parents React to Anne Sacoolas Becoming a ‘Wanted Fugitive’ | Good Morning Britain

Anne Sacoolas has become a “wanted fugitive” – Good Morning Britain in the UK spoke to the parents of Harry Dunn, the 19-year-old the diplomat’s wife is alleged to have killed in a collision. The parents of 19-year-old Harry Dunn spoke to Good Morning Britain following the news that Anne Sacoolas is now “wanted internationally” … Read more Harry Dunn’s Parents React to Anne Sacoolas Becoming a ‘Wanted Fugitive’ | Good Morning Britain

Jon Hamm Gives Jimmy a Tour of His Home Office, Hints at Mad Men Reunion

Jon Hamm gives a mini tour of his home office as he drops hints about a Mad Men reunion show for charity and talks about keeping in touch with former castmates during quarantine. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The … Read more Jon Hamm Gives Jimmy a Tour of His Home Office, Hints at Mad Men Reunion

How to Make Coronavirus Work From Home Comfortable

How comfortable and ergonomic is your home office during the coronavirus pandemic? Humanscale’s ergonomics expert Evelyn Leonard shares her top tips for a comfortable home office set-up during the coronavirus crisis. Here are Evelyn’s work from home tips. Tip 1: Keep your feet flat Evelyn says, “You want to make sure that you have your … Read more How to Make Coronavirus Work From Home Comfortable

How widespread working from home could change the labour market | ABC News

Millions of Australians have found themselves setting up a makeshift home office in the last few weeks. For some it’s an annoyance, for others an excuse to not wear pants, and for some it’s their only option. And experts say the overnight change in Australian working habits is comparable to World War II, when governments … Read more How widespread working from home could change the labour market | ABC News

Andy Cohen Shares His COVID-19 Experience

Andy Cohen joins Jimmy via video chat to talk about his experience recovering from COVID-19, give a tour of the memorabilia in his home office and highlight The Real Housewives’ Bethenny Frankel’s disaster relief initiative, BStrong.  Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more … Read more Andy Cohen Shares His COVID-19 Experience

Tracy Morgan Tells Howard About Quarantining in His 30,000-Square-Foot House

Comedian Tracy Morgan’s home has a bowling alley, a basketball court, and a home office modeled after Vito Corleone’s in “The Godfather.” SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://bit.ly/2qswmZU Want to know what’s going on with Howard Stern in the future? Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1RzxGPD On Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1JELtz3 On Instagram: https://goo.gl/VsWTND For more great content from … Read more Tracy Morgan Tells Howard About Quarantining in His 30,000-Square-Foot House

British Mother describes plight of son stuck in Australian airport due to coronavirus

The mother of a British skydiving instructor says she is worried that her son may not be able to return home. Sharon Broughton describes the plight of her son and many others stranded travellers as ‘scared’ and ‘desperate’ as they try to find ways to travel back to the UK. Her son, Ben Gingold, decided … Read more British Mother describes plight of son stuck in Australian airport due to coronavirus

‘I just want to be back’: NHS workers stranded in New Zealand desperate to get home

NHS workers’ stranded in New Zealand due to the coronavirus outbreak, say they are “desperate” to return home to help frontline NHS colleagues. NHS doctor, Sean Thomas, explains: “I’m chomping at the bit to get back.” Junior doctor Katy Marshall and her husband Paul Colebourn are desperate to get home to help. Although they have … Read more ‘I just want to be back’: NHS workers stranded in New Zealand desperate to get home

Priti Patel ‘truly sorry’ for Home Office’s treatment of Windrush victims

The home secretary has apologised on behalf of the government for the Home Office’s ‘institutional ignorance and thoughtlessness’ in the way it dealt with the Windrush generation. The Windrush lessons learned review criticised Home Office staff and government ministers for their continued failure to admit the magnitude of their mistakes and the scale of damage … Read more Priti Patel ‘truly sorry’ for Home Office’s treatment of Windrush victims

Chopper’s Politics podcast: Home (Office) truths

Subscribe to Chopper’s Politics for free: https://playpodca.st/chopper It’s a notoriously tough gig, but the last ten days have been tougher than most for Home Secretary, Priti Patel, amid allegations of bullying. Salma Shah, a former adviser to ex-Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, tells Christopher Hope what’s likely to be going on behind the scenes at the … Read more Chopper’s Politics podcast: Home (Office) truths