Derby NHS Trust to Receive Additional Funding for A&E Facilities


The University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust to receive £4 million to upgrade A&E facilities ahead of winter.
Part of £1.5 billion announced by the Prime Minister to upgrade hospitals, accelerate        hospital building and expand A&E facilities.

Derbyshire Police Get Cash Injection to Fight Theft

Derbyshire Police Constabulary is being given an additional £514,561 to tackle crimes like burglary, car theft and robbery.

The additional funding will be delivered through the Government’s Safer Streets Fund, which is part of the Government’s plan to tackle crime.

Government Steps in to Help Community Pharmacies

The Government has stepped in and given community pharmacies a £300 million cash boost to ensure that they can continue to deliver vital services during the coronavirus crisis. 

Chancellor Offers Lifeline to Self-Employed

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has offered a vital lifeline to the self-employed who are facing the economic shocks of the coronavirus outbreak.

Government Calls for NHS Volunteer Army

The Government is “rallying the troops” in the war against coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help the NHS.

The Government and the NHS are looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help the 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus.

Derby North MP Closes Office

Conservative MP, Amanda Solloway, has closed her constituency office in response to coronavirus outbreak.

The MP for Derby North has said that her staff will be taking the Prime Minister’s advice for staff to work from home and avoid unnecessary social contact.