Brexit, Covid and flu: The perfect storm bearing down on the health service this winter

A combination of a second wave of coronavirus, a potential flu epidemic, a rise in urgent cancer and other non-virus-related cases and Brexit chaos could leave Britain facing an unprecedented ‘perfect storm’ this winter, experts have warned as they called on the government to take immediate evasive action.  The four simultaneous threats to the nation’s health and its economy have the capacity to reinforce each other, with the British Medical Association‘s council chair warning about the “devastating” impact of a resurgence of Covid-19 as the NHS faces its annual winter pressures.  “Doctors are rightly extremely worried about … READ MORE

Article by David Keys published in The Independent, 25 June 2020 listed in Voices for Extension linked below.


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