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NHS Chief Executive announces increased capacity and testing

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Published on March 27, 2020 - Duration: 01:38s

NHS Chief Executive announces increased capacity and testing

NHS Chief Executive Simon Stephens has announced that he has reconfigured hospitals across the country making 33,000 beds available for Covid-19 patients.

New hospitals are also being built using exhibition spaces in London, Manchester and Birmingham.

From next week staff across the NHS will also be tested for Covid-19, before being expanded to other key workers in the public sector.

Report by Keaneyn.

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