Episode 52: Coronavirus lockdown – Can Britain’s NHS win the battle against Covid-19?

Hosts Zoe Williams and Luke Cooper are joined by NHS doctor Sonia Adesara and Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, to discuss the enormous challenges facing Britain’s underfunded healthcare system. As public anger with the lack of testing and protective equipment for frontline staff mounts, but, at the same time, the extraordinary feat of […]

2nd April 2020

Hosts Zoe Williams and Luke Cooper are joined by NHS doctor Sonia Adesara and Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, to discuss the enormous challenges facing Britain’s underfunded healthcare system. As public anger with the lack of testing and protective equipment for frontline staff mounts, but, at the same time, the extraordinary feat of building whole new field hospitals in a week is achieved, we take a balanced look at whether the NHS can pull through the most serious crisis in its history.

Producer: Luke Cooper
Sound editor: Camilo Tirado


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