20 Oct 2021

‘Challenges accumulating’ for NHS with Covid-19, flu season and overworked staff

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

This afternoon the health secretary said he doesn’t believe the pressures currently faced by the NHS are unsustainable, and that’s why he’s not ordering a move to Plan B measures – for example, the compulsory wearing of face masks, despite the warnings today from the NHS Confederation.

We talk to NHS Confederation Policy Director, Layla McCay.