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|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Letters (Published in a Journal)|
|Peer Review Status: ||Unrefereed|
|Title: ||Chief coroner's guidance on covid-19 deaths: workers outside the NHS are also vulnerable to risk|
|Author(s): ||Watterson, Andrew E|
|Issue Date: ||2020|
|Date Deposited: ||11-Nov-2020|
|Citation: ||Watterson AE (2020) Chief coroner's guidance on covid-19 deaths: workers outside the NHS are also vulnerable to risk. BMJ, 369, Art. No.: m2179. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2179|
|Abstract: ||First paragraph: The BMJ rightly questioned the decision that coroners need not investigate NHS England personal protective equipment (PPE) failures in staff deaths from covid-19. This rings alarm bells for workers beyond the NHS who may have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 without appropriate PPE. The medical press will hopefully speak up for these often very vulnerable workers.|
|DOI Link: ||10.1136/bmj.m2179|
|Rights: ||Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in The BMJ by BMJ Publishing Group. The original publication is available at: BMJ 2020;369:m2179 https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2179|
|Notes: ||Output Type: Letter|
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