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Covid Policy Impacts

The Health, Social and Economic impacts of government policy- the collateral damage! 

Callatoral Damage caused by UkGov Policy!

The aim of Collateral Global is to provide a resource for scholarship and research into the collateral effects of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

11th December 2020

A coroner today spoke out on the 'tragic and awful' mental health impact of the coronavirus pandemic after he delivered seven suicide verdicts on adult men in three days.

16th October 2020 - The Telegraph

Warning of extra cancer deaths after more than 25m GP appointments lost during pandemic

Cancer Research UK said that, since March, more than 350,000 people have not been referred to hospital.

My husband died of a broken heart in a care home alone!

'I had not held Alastair's hand since March 20th, that was the last time I was in his company - the next time I held his hand was when he was dead'

30th September 2020

Almost 1 million missed screenings!

Breast Cancer Now estimates that a total of 986,000 women across the UK missed their mammograms due to breast screening programmes being paused.

4th October 2020

Sunday Times reports on Dental Delays

Backlog delay leads to 15 million delayed appointments, causing pain and distress to patients

My father died from a chronic disease BUT he has gone down as one of Boris' 120,000 

Why would a country wish to skew its mortality figures ?

15th October 2020

UK job losses: all the companies axing staff amid coronavirus

Companies across Britain have seen their revenues decimated by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic – and many have begun to announce job cuts ahead of the closure of the Government’s job retention scheme in October.

27th December 2020

The Guardian

As many as 10 million people, including 1.5 million children, are thought to need new or additional mental health support as a direct result of the crisis.