GPs urge government to consider indirect COVID-19 harms in lockdown decisions

The government must give greater consideration to indirect COVID-19 harms when making decisions about ongoing restrictions or risk a 'myriad' of long-term health issues, GPs have warned in a letter to health secretary Matt Hancock.

by Luke Haynes
A COVID-19 information board in Middlesbrough, one of the areas affected by local restrictions (Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
A COVID-19 information board in Middlesbrough, one of the areas affected by local restrictions (Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

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