DAUK’s Dr Pushpo Hossain in The Mirror on the relaxation of lockdown rules
Medics fear another Covid-19 spike as many revellers snubbed masks, social distancing and the rule of six as they enjoyed new freedoms outdoors on a sunny FA Cup semi-final Saturday…
DAUK in The Mirror: ‘PPE supplies to frontline NHS staff are no laughing matter Matt Hancock’
(David Oliver - NHS Consultant Physician writes) The High Court ruled last week that Matt Hancock had acted unlawfully in failing to publish details, within 30 days, of dozens of…
DAUK’s Dr Rosie Shire in The Mirror: Hancock reveals 75% of over 80s vaccinated but warns cases ‘long long way from being low enough’
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that, as of Sunday morning, three quarters of all people over 80 in the UK have been vaccinated. “(This) is absolutely brilliant progress,” he…
DAUK in the mirror: Serco to make £165m profit after being paid to operate ‘shambolic’ test and trace
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 The Mirror: NHS and social care staff face mental health crisis in wake of Covid-19’s first wave
Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden DAUK President warns the All Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus that we are heading into a mental health crisis in the NHS. DAUK urged the APPG to ensure that staff were adequately supported and valued before heading into a potential second wave.