Flu jab shortage sees thousands of over-65s 'turned away' by GPs and chemists all over England

Patients have been repeatedly turned away by GPs and chemists. And though fresh supplies should be available next week, there are fears many elderly people will not bother returning. Shortages have been recorded in many areas including Bristol, Kent, Devon, West Sussex, Essex, Derbyshire, Middlesbrough and Liverpool. Sources told the Daily Mail the latest vaccine, called Fluad, is more effective […]

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Diabetics like Theresa May 'will struggle to get insulin' in event of no-deal Brexit

drug’s regulator warns. Sir Michael Rawlins said the UK does not produce any of the life-saving medication, which is used to control blood sugar levels. It needs to be produced, transported and stored in temperature-controlled conditions. Any delays at ports or interruptions to supplies due to added bureaucracy could put patients at serious risk of harm or death. Sir Michael, […]

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Polish industry bosses say they are facing a shortage of workers

Polish industry bosses say they have to get migrants from Ukraine and Belarus because all their workers moved to Britain and Germany The construction sector is one of the worst affected by the shortage of workers Poland’s biggest construction firm Budimex is on the hunt for 1,000 workers According to official forecasts, by 2030 one in five jobs will be […]

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