It’s been a worrying week for the NHS with numbers of hospitalised Covid patients at an all time high. Yesterday, an Essex trust called in the army after declaring a major incident,…
One way to make workplaces safer is to provide secure channels for reporting wrongdoing. In the UK, organisations including the whistleblowing charity Protect, WhistleblowersUK, and the Doctors’ Association UK are campaigning for change. Reform is also the goal of a private members’ bill sponsored by the MP Philippa Whitford and of a House of Lords’ bill sponsored by Baroness Kramer.
The Doctors’ Association UK has expressed alarm that a crucial analysis of the impact of the viral pandemic on ethnic minorities has been suppressed.
Dr Yaso Browne, DAUK’s GP Lead writes a letter to The Sunday Times advocating for the homeless, a vulnerable group during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the government suggests that retired doctors could be drafted in to help with Coronavirus Dr Rinesh Parmar DAUK Chair reacts in The Telegraph pointing out that many doctors have been forced into retirement by a punitive pensions tax which has still not been fixed.