Evidence Submitted to Government from the AGP Alliance 


Written evidence submitted by a joint response from the AGP Alliance, a group of professional bodies (including the College of Paramedics), royal colleges and experts have been pushing since the early part of the pandemic for the government to update and strengthen infection control guidance. This has included repeated calls to provide higher quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline health and care workers to prevent airborne transmission of COVID-19.1,2,3 So far relevant UK government departments and advisory committees have refused to update such guidance or implement better protections. The submission focuses specifically on these concerns, although there are a great many other lessons that need to be learned about the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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