Frontline NHS workers are at the coal face of the escalating second wave of COVID-19. We are seeing the problems on the ground that are hindering the country moving forward. We need Parliament to listen so action can be taken As part of our #ProtectTheFrontline campaign DAUK is holding an urgent MP briefing to ensure parliamentarians are well versed in the issues facing the NHS, and to garner much needed public support to improve things as fast as possible on a national scale.

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Frontline NHS workers are at the coal face of the escalating second wave of COVID-19. We are seeing the problems on the ground that are hindering the country moving forward. We need Parliament to listen so action can be taken As part of our #ProtectTheFrontline campaign DAUK is holding an urgent MP briefing to ensure parliamentarians are well versed in the issues facing the NHS, and to garner much needed public support to improve things as fast as possible on a national scale.

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DAUK in The Daily Mail: NHS workers ‘frustrated’ as admin staff get Covid vaccines BEFORE frontline doctors

NHS workers are 'frustrated' that admin staff are being offered the Covid-19 vaccine before frontline doctors and nurses and that hospitals and GP surgeries face delays to deliveries of the crucial jab. The Doctors Association UK (DAUK) wrote to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock to call on him to let all doctors and nurses know when they would receive the vaccine.

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DAUK in The Guardian: Give NHS staff Covid vaccine now or face growing winter crisis, say hospital bosses

Doctors and nurses are asking their hospitals to vaccinate them, but are being told they will have to wait until early 2021 because the over-80s and care home staff are the top priority. The Doctors Association UK, a network of NHS grassroots medics, backed the call for frontline staff to get jabs urgently. Dr Katie Sanderson, a DAUK spokesperson, said: “Logic dictates we vaccinate the vaccinators and healthcare workers as soon as possible, remembering the old adage: ‘first, do no harm’.”

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