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On the NHS front line, we’re braced for what’s coming

The fight against coronavirus has only just begun

28 March 2020

9:00 AM

28 March 2020

9:00 AM

From the moment when Boris Johnson announced that the country was moving from containment to ‘delay’ in handling coronavirus, the world’s biggest healthcare organisation has been on a war footing. What doctors like me have witnessed over the past days and weeks has been nothing short of extraordinary. Trusts in the NHS declared a ‘major incident’ on the evening of the announcement, and emergency plans swung into action within hours.

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