More than 800 staff are due to be lost from UK health protection teams across the country in the coming months, a reduction of 40% from the current 2,000 members of staff. One insider said people were being given two weeks’ notice that their contracts were being ended early, and the way it was being dealt with was similar to the “recent situation at P&O”. The agency plans to cut jobs and suspend routine Covid testing in hospitals and care homes to save money.
In October 2022, when you are trying to remember where it all went really wrong for Britain, you can look back at today, 26th April 2022, and say to yourself, “yes, that was the day”.
UK has been world leading in monitoring & research into variants, vax efficacy, spread
Instead of "learning to live" w Covid, gov is *unlearning* & axing tools we need to adapt to a Covid world
+ shit way to treat people who've worked flat out for youhttps://t.co/WETkx1mjNb
— Prof. Christina Pagel 🇺🇦 (@chrischirp) April 27, 2022