Pandemic preparedness plans for social care ‘wholly inadequate’

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock

Local authority pandemic preparedness plans for social care were ‘wholly inadequate’, the Covid Inquiry has heard. Giving evidence on Tuesday morning (27 June), former health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said when the pandemic struck he was told local authorities were required to have pandemic preparedness plans for social care. ‘I asked to see…

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