Doctors' Association UK Chair Dr Rinesh Parmar represented the Association at a key roundtable meeting about the challenges of COVID-19 and whistleblowing in the NHS.
Outsourcing firm Serco has announced its profits are set to soar after being paid to operate NHS Test and Trace. The company announced that extra cash could be funnelled to shareholders in the week the performance of the part-privatised contact tracing system hit a new low. Campaigners have labelled the profit alert “obscene” while a group of independent scientists have called for the contact tracing system to be “dismantled”.
DAUK in Washington Post: Covid-19 death rates are lower worldwide, but no one is sure whether that’s a blip or a trend Rinesh Parmar, an intensive care doctor who heads…
DAUK summarises National Guidance on self isolation and contact tracing for NHS workers
DAUK's Dr Matt Kneale spoke to BBC Radio 4 about the impact of rising COVID-19 case numbers in the North West of England.
The Doctors’ Association UK echoes the concern of the NHS confederation report “NHS reset” with regards to the “triple whammy” that threatens the NHS. Frontline NHS workers have been concerned about the combination of local coronavirus outbreaks, a second wave of COVID-19 and an ever-increasing backlog of NHS patients needing planned treatment such as surgery creating a health timebomb. DAUK raised these issues at its recent oral submission to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus.