Pandemic planning 'insufficient,' says public health chief

By Martin Ford | 06 July 2023

The Government’s lack of planning and top-down approach hindered directors of public health during the pandemic, the UK Covid-19 Inquiry has heard.

President of the Association of Directors of Public Health, Jim McManus, said the country was ill-prepared for the outbreak of the disease in 2020.

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