Tom Bristow Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Investigations Editor firstname.lastname@example.org @TomSBristow NHS worker hits out at used car dealer over faulty Mini 12:14 Tom Bristow An NHS worker has slammed a used car dealer for selling a Mini with faults that mean she cannot drive it to work. Fourth small business hit by Facebook blackmailers carrying out ‘reputation attack’ 11:15 Tom Bristow Another Norfolk business has been targeted by blackmailers demanding money to stop them being flooded with bad online reviews. AirBnB restricts new bookings after hundreds of properties listed for Easter weekend 09:22 Tom Bristow Lettings site Airbnb has restricted all bookings to just key workers after hundreds of holiday escapes were advertised for the Easter weekend. ‘I need answers’: Terminally-ill man’s asbestos appeal after cancer diagnosis Yesterday, 14:00 Tom Bristow A former maintenance man with terminal cancer linked to asbestos is appealing for his ex-workmates to get in touch to help him get answers. Care homes battle shortage of staff and equipment in coronavirus fight Tue, 06:23 Tom Bristow Urgent supplies of equipment to protect care staff against coronavirus should arrive in Norfolk on Tuesday, giving some relief to workers. Paramedics told to cover up uniform in public Mon, 12:11 Tom Bristow The ambulance service has told paramedics to keep their uniform covered while in public after reports of people intimidating staff to get hand gel and masks. Nurse: NHS staff ‘petrified’ of catching coronavirus and are sending children to relatives Saturday, April 4, 2020 Tom Bristow A Norwich nurse said the families of her NHS colleagues were “petrified” of catching coronavirus and are sending their children to live with relatives to protect them. Firefighters to start driving ambulances as 999 services team up Saturday, April 4, 2020 Tom Bristow More than 60 firefighters will start driving ambulances across Norfolk from Monday to help in the fight against coronavirus. Special Report GP surgery asked public to donate face masks as MPs speak out on PPE demand Friday, April 3, 2020 Tom Bristow Equipment to protect NHS staff against coronavirus ran so low at one doctors’ surgery that it had to ask carpenters and schools to help. Video Doctor’s plea for snorkelling mask exposes lack of coronavirus protection Thursday, April 2, 2020 Tom Bristow Norfolk doctors have slammed a lack of equipment to protect them in the fight against coronavirus, with one even asking friends to find a snorkelling mask to shield them. Video More tests could have saved my cousin’s life, says Norfolk surgeon Thursday, April 2, 2020 Tom Bristow A Norfolk doctor has called for testing of everyone in hospitals to be rapidly expanded after his cousin became the first surgeon in the country to die from coronavirus. ‘There’s no way you can be two metres apart’: How do food factories cope with coronavirus? Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Tom Bristow Factory workers are spending hours standing close together on food production lines, but producers say they are doing all they can to stop coronavirus. Number of coronavirus patients at N&N rises by 50pc in three days Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Tom Bristow The number of confirmed patients with coronavirus at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital (NNUH) has increased by 50pc in three days. Treat us like NHS staff, says care boss in call for coronavirus equipment Monday, March 30, 2020 Tom Bristow Care workers should be tested for coronavirus like NHS staff and given more protective equipment, Norfolk’s social care chief said on Monday. NNUH prepares for coronavirus surge with 30 patients now in hospital Friday, March 27, 2020 Tom Bristow The Norfolk and Norwich Hospital is getting ready for a steep rise in the number of coronavirus patients, with 30 now being treated and two more deaths confirmed on Friday. Almost 140 ex-NHS staff return to help mental health service through coronavirus Friday, March 27, 2020 Tom Bristow More than 130 ex-NHS staff are coming back to help the region’s mental health trust through the coronavirus crisis. Landlord ordered to pay £174k for failing to fix apartment block Friday, March 27, 2020 Tom Bristow A landlord who charged tenants thousands of pounds to live in dangerous flats and then ignored orders to improve them has been ordered to pay £174,000 in penalties. ‘We can’t do any fundraising’: Charities appeal for help to get through coronavirus Friday, March 27, 2020 Tom Bristow The pandemic has had a devastating impact on charities, leaving them unable to fundraise or work as normal. The workplaces which have stayed open during the coronavirus crisis Thursday, March 26, 2020 Tom Bristow Some firms have kept their offices open during the coronavirus crisis - despite Government pleas to work from home. Map shows where the most elderly people live and need to be looked out for Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Tom Bristow North Norfolk, home to the oldest population in the country, is mobilising hundreds of volunteers to help people through the coronavirus pandemic. Jack Wills staff ordered in to work despite store closures and Government warnings Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Tom Bristow Staff working for Jack Wills were ordered to show up for work on Tuesday, despite the Government warning only “essential” workers should be in.