Updated Government advice on face coverings

14 May 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced new advice on face coverings, suggesting the public should consider using them on public transport and in shops to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

COVID-19 deaths — proof the virus is an occupational disease?

13 May 2020

New figures published by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) linking coronavirus deaths to people’s jobs, have prompted some experts to argue the data is proof that the coronavirus is an occupational disease while others have claimed the figures speak to Britain’s “social class divide”.

BMA calls for QOF suspension if Coronavirus cases rise

18 February 2020

The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed that it could call for a suspension of parts of the GP contract including the quality and outcomes framework (QOF) if the number of Coronavirus cases rises.