NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP: NHS app to show vaccination status & no social care in Queen’s Speech
NHS Digital has been working on tweaking the app so a separate screen can display information pulled from medical records. Those without a smartphone can ask for a paper letter.
The Queen's Speech has taken place, with the government pledging to put "rocket fuel" under it's levelling up agenda, aiming to look after the "forgotten" 50 per cent who don't go to university. Government funded training is to be pledged whilst a band on so-called "conversion therapy" will be announced. There are however no proposals on tackling the social care crisis.
The Brits Awards are back after a break due to coronavirus, with a 4,000 strong audience with no masks or social distancing. Plenty of performances with the likes of Dua Lipa and the Weeknd taking to the stage.
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