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DAUK were featured on ITV News last night with regards to the lack of testing for NHS staff. Recent data shows that significant numbers of healthcare workers, including many doctors, have not been able to access testing.
Dr Zainab Najim, a GP with DAUK’s GP Advisory Board: "We have been on the government website, refreshing every 20-30 minutes with no luck at all. To be stuck at home for two days not being able to do your job properly and at a time when the NHS needs its doctors the most is incredibly frustrating.”
Dr Katie Sanderson from the Doctors' Association UK says there are disturbing parallels with Hillsborough.
The Association, which represents doctors says only comprehensive inquests into the deaths of every NHS and care worker will give the bereaved the ability to ask questions and have the circumstances of their loved ones’ deaths fully explained.
There are also calls for a full public inquiry into the provision of PPE and the impact on healthcare professionals.
In a snapshot survey of 350 NHS staff, the Doctors’ Association UK and ITV news have found that 57% of respondents have felt so stressed that they have been overwhelmed or unable to cope because of pressure at work during the last month.