Stark sign of Corona virus escalation in Britain. Hospitals plan patients’ transfer.

23 March 2020 By Paul Martin


By Paul Martin.

In an alarming sign of the escalation of the coronavirus crisis, Britain’s National Health Service is planning to transfer adult patients on ventilators out of London into other intensive care units around the country, a senior source told correspondent.world.

“This is because the demand will be so great. There will be 40,000 adults needing ventilation by the end of April,” the source revealed.

The National Health Service is underestimating the number of people dying of coronavirus, a different member of its medical staff has told correspondent.world.


The source revealed that anyone brought to a hospital who died before a diagnosis of coronavirus was made, or who died on the way to a hospital, was not being counted as having the disease.


“This could mean there are four times as many deaths related to corona-virus as we are announcing,” the source said. 


Meanwhile correspondent.world has learned that Great Ormond Street Children’s hospital has laid on an additional 200 beds for children being moved out of normal hospitals. 


The cutting-edge University College Hospital and others in London will transfer all of their child patients, to make way for an expected influx of corona-virus adult patients, a different NHS source told correspondent.world.

The source asked that her name not be revealed, as staff have been told not to communicate with the media.


“We are actively planning that we will need to transfer adult ventilated patients out of London into other ITUs around the country as the demand will be so great. There will be 40,000 adults needing ventilation by the end of April,” the source revealed.

The source added: “We do not have nearly those numbers of beds and equipment. We are currently working out how we can move all paediatric patients out of our hospital to Great Ormond Street Hospital to make way for more adult beds. This needs to be done by the end of the week.”


Great Ormond Street is the country’s leading children’s hospital.

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Protected: Transfer plans reveal the extent of the crisis in British hospitals over the corona virus.

22ND MARCH 2020

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By Paul Martin.


The National Health Service is underestimating the number of people dying of coronavirus, a National Health Service general practitioner said.


The source revealed that anyone brought to a hospital who died before a diagnosis of coronavirus was made, or who died on the way to a hospital, was not being counted as having the disease.


“This could mean there are four times as many deaths related to corona-virus as we are announcing,” the source said. 


Meanwhile correspondent.world has learned that Great Ormond Street Children’s hospital has laid on an additional 200 beds for children being moved out of normal hospitals. 


The cutting-edge University College Hospital and others in London will transfer all of their child patients, to make way for an expected influx of corona-virus adult patients, a different NHS source told correspondent.world.

The source asked that her name not be revealed, as staff have been told not to communicate with the media.

The source revealed there will be an astonishingly high number of adult patients kept alive on ventilators by the end of April.  The estimate is 40 thousand.

“We are actively planning that we will need to transfer adult ventilated patients out of London into other ITUs around the country as the demand will be so great. There will be 40,000 adults needing ventilation by the end of April,” the source revealed.

The source added: “We do not have nearly those numbers of beds and equipment. We are currently working out how we can move all paediatric patients out of our hospital to Great Ormond Street Hospital to make way for more adult beds. This needs to be done by the end of the week.”


Great Ormond Street is the country’s leading children’s hospital.

Meanwhile an NHS source said that adults and children suffering from cancer and other diseases will die in greater numbers than before, as hospitals narrow their focus and resources to corona virus patients. 

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