COVID-19 and public health

Public health COVID-19 forum

Letter to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on UK guidance on self-isolation, 07 April 2020. “We, the undersigned, are concerned with regards to the discrepancy between UK and WHO guidance on the period of self-isolation following symptom onset and/or lab diagnosis with
SARS-CoV-2, as well as the guidance on symptoms requiring self-isolation …”

Open letter to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care requesting immediate introduction of telemedical abortion services to reduce coronavirus transmission, 28 March 2020

Letter to The Times on tackling COVID-19 locally, 01 April 2020

Briefing of key messages to David Lammy for his commentary in The Guardian, 24 March 2020

Lead letter in the Times on COVID-19 testing and restrictions of movement, 21 March 2020 

Open letter calling for enforced social  distancing and upscale of testing – from 40 key academics (mainly epidemiology/public health) with additional signatures from over 650 doctors and public health professionals, 20 March 2020  

Lancet correspondence requesting government share evidence base within 72 hours, 17 March 2020

Lead letter in the Times requesting the  government urgently and openly share the scientific evidence, data and models informing the public health  response to COVID-19, 14 March 2020