The news leaked this week that hotel beds are now going to be used for NHS patients, signals that this crisis is getting worse, not better, and will create enormous pressures on NHS staff who are already struggling to cope, writes nurse and Secretary of NHS Staff Voices, Iain Wilson.
Throughout the pandemic, our key workers have struggled in impossible situations to support us all. Our teachers, teaching assistants, special educational needs support staff, caretakers and office staff have supported and taught our children tirelessly.
Keep Our NHS Public supports the National Education Union (NEU) resolution to keep schools closed until they’re safe. As infection rates reach an all-time high in the UK, it is unsafe and unfair to allow schools to open on Monday without the appropriate safety checks in place.
The political leadership Britain is completely failing to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. Since March government policy on lockdowns, on testing, on pushing to re-open businesses and keep education institutions open have directly contributed to the rise in the infection rates and to the spiraling death toll. We must impose a national lockdown and keep all schools closed.
The government’s handling of the pandemic has been a disaster from the start. Ministers have shown themselves unwilling or incapable of learning from mistakes. Here are Keep Our NHS Public’s 10 ways we’ve been failed by the government over the Covid crisis.
There can no longer be any excuses for this government and its deadly litany of failures. Boris Johnson and the current conservative government have proved themselves, morally, ideologically and professionally incapable of keeping the people of this country safe. It’s time we held them to account, it’s time they took responsibility.
As Lockdown ends too early, Keep Our NHS Public supports the increasing calls for a Zero Covid Strategy and sumarises the positions from allied campaigns ahead of the Zero Covid Day of Action, Saturday 5 […]