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Our exit from lockdown must be safe and sustainable

The UK has been in lockdown since March 23rd 2020 in an attempt to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Six weeks on the number of new cases per day has begun to decrease and the government and businesses are clamouring to restart the UK economy. We believe that people‚Äôs health should come before profit […]

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International Workers’ Memorial Day

IWMD this year is unique in falling in the middle of the UK lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lack of appropriate PPE has thrown millions of public facing workers into harms way as they do not have the right tools to protect themselves from infection. In this environment it is vital that IWMD is […]

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Episode 1: PPE

Dr Jackie Applebee joins the podcast today to discuss personal protective equipment.

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COVID-19: the lack of safe PPE will be this government’s legacy

As the number of cases of COVID-19 in the UK continues to rise it has become increasingly clear that there is a dire shortage of appropriate PPE for health and social care workers. There have been repeated assurances from the government that there is plenty of appropriate PPE. However it is widely reported from the […]

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Demands in response to COVID-19

The challenge of coronavirus requires a radical response. We will overcome this virus, but current legislation falls short – much more must be done. We demand: Full PPE This must include FFP3 masks, visors/protective spectacles, fluid resistant gowns with sleeves and gloves for all health and social care workers dealing with patients and service users […]

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COVID-19: A GP’s Perspective

As I write we are at the beginning of the pandemic in the UK. We still have relatively small numbers of cases but they are steadily increasing along with, tragically, associated deaths. There is a very fine line between not fuelling mass panic, which is unhelpful, but also in taking sensible precautions. Public health messages […]