DAUK’s Dr Pushpo Hossain on ITV News: ‘Calls for foreign NHS staff who joined fight against Covid to be given indefinite leave to remain in UK’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px8NeryezPo&feature=youtu.be ITV News 21st February 2021 The NHS is an international health service that relies on some 170,000 foreign born staff from more than 200 countries. Many non-British members of NHS staff…


DAUK on ITV News: Dr Zainab Najim on Testing Failures

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.”


DAUK on ITV News: NHS deaths from Covid-19 must have comprehensive inquests

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.