Friday, 26 June 2020

MP calls for increased testing of NHS and social care workers to help reopen local mental health and maternity services

On the floor of the House of Commons yesterday, South Lakes MP Tim Farron urged ministers to ramp up testing of health and social care staff to help reopen local health services that have been forced to shut because of the pandemic. Speaking during a debate in Parliament, Tim said: "Does the minister agree that to keep care homes safe from the coronavirus, the testing needs to happen ​regularly, not just once or even twice, and it needs to include people displaying no symptoms whatsoever?

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