Living with Covid: Shambolic Government taking NHS & Care services for granted

Responding to the Government’s plan on Living with Covid, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Daisy Cooper MP said: “The Conservatives have been planning to end free Covid testing for more than two months, yet still we have no clarity on what this means in reality.

The press conference [Monday 21 February] with Boris Johnson announcing the end of restrictions gave no clear answer as to what free testing would remain in place. This was despite the British Medical Association saying that the plan failed to protect the most vulnerable.

She added: “Boris Johnson wasn’t even able to answer the simple question of whether any free testing plans would be kept in place for essential workers, such as NHS staff, or for those who are clinically vulnerable.

Daisy Cooper MP

“This so-called plan has been cobbled together on the back of a fag packet. People are being asked to exercise personal responsibility whilst wearing a blindfold and having their hands tied behind their backs.

“Once again this shambolic Government is taking our NHS and care services for granted whilst hanging vulnerable people out to dry.”

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