Supporting the NHS to get back on track

Healthcare leaders seek assurances from the government as it plans the next phase in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 June 2020

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'Before any further measures are taken to lift restrictions, NHS leaders want to see a robust rationale, including an honest reflection of risk and clear communication to health and care services and to the wider public. The fact that the current risk of transmission is higher in hospitals and other care settings levels means that we need particular assurance that the measures being taken will enable local services to prepare and adapt for change in a way that is safe for their staff and their patients.'