March 25, 2020 / 8:00 AM / 10 days ago

Some UK health workers feel inadequately protected, NHS pressure group says

People wait for a bus, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

LONDON (Reuters) - Some British health workers fighting the coronavirus outbreak on the ground still feel inadequately protected, the head of the National Health Service Confederation a lobby group which represents swathes of the health service.

“There are still people on the ground who feel inadequately protected,” Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, told the BBC. “They haven’t explained clearly enough to people on the ground why certain types of kit they are recommending is in this form.”

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; Editing by Alistair Smout

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