Hancock criticised for claim there was never a national PPE shortage

By Sarah Marsh2 days ago

Doctors and MPs say health secretary’s comment about supply to NHS staff on Covid frontline is ‘deeply insulting’

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Matt Hancock has been criticised for a “disgustingly disrespectful” claim that there was never a national shortage of personal protective equipment during the pandemic.

Doctors and MPs condemned the UK health secretary as “deeply insulting” on Tuesday after he insisted that his team had delivered protective equipment for frontline NHS staff in the “teeth of a pandemic”.

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