Responding the latest Downing Street press conference, Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The NHS is under intense and increasing pressure where it feels like winter in summer, not just in hospitals but across primary care, mental health, in ambulances and in the community services.
“The government has taken the decision to lift all COVID-19 restrictions, but it is a gamble and with nearly 50,000 cases and rising, and with some predicting that we could reach 200,000 a day later in the summer, caution has to be key.
“We all want to be able to enjoy more freedoms, but with over a third of young adults not yet vaccinated at all, we also need to do all we can to protect other ourselves and others from catching or passing on coronavirus, which is why we've had such a positive response to our new campaign, after all it’s #NotTooMuchToMask.”
It’s #NotTooMuchToMask; let’s keep protecting ourselves and each other against the ongoing threat of COVID-19
Launching a new campaign #NotTooMuchToMask, we're encouraging everyone to keep protecting themselves and each other from catching COVID-19.
16 July 2021
NHS leaders urge mask wearing to continue to be legal requirement in health and care settings
Healthcare leaders are urging the government to be clear with the public about where and when to wear a face masks.
12 July 2021
Primary care virtual conference
Join us for our second virtual primary care conference in November.
4 November 2021 08:00 - 17:00 GMT