Joint statement regarding workforce response to coronavirus from Professor Dame Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer,England and Improvement; Dr Rob Orford, Chief Scientific Advisor (Health), Welsh Government; Professor Ian Young, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Health Northern Ireland; and Karen Stewart, Healthcare Science Officer, Scottish Government.
As we enter unprecedented times in theand wider health and social care services, we wanted to write to you firstly to thank you for the exceptionally hard work you and your staff are doing, and secondly to offer you our support.
The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a pandemic, and the Prime Minister has declared that the UK is moving into the delay phase of fighting the virus, which will put the
require temporary changes to practice, and that regulators and others will take this into account.
Read the full statement here.