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NEWS

4.6million people missed out on hospital treatment in England in 2020

More than 4.5million people missed out on hospital treatment in England last year due to the disruption to the NHS caused by Covid and the ‘save the NHS’ message, with growing numbers turning to crowdfunding to pay for cancer drugs and operations. The number of patients having planned surgery such as a joint replacement dropped by 4.64million in 2020, an analysis of NHS hospital activity by the Health Foundation reveals – Guardian

BBC receives its highest number of complaints ever over its Prince Philip coverage with more than 110,000 complaining that wall-to-wall programming was excessive – Mail

Pubs and bars face being punished for Covid rule-busting queues – Telegraph

Under-50s to start getting vaccinated this week – Express

US budget deficit jumps to record $1.7trillion this year – Epoch Times

COMMENT

I can’t celebrate this token return of freedom – Ross Clark, Telegraph

What Grade A nonsense that universities are suggesting correct spelling and grammar may be seen as ‘white, male and elite’ – John Humphrys, Mail

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