The situation in social care is very worrying and the death toll in care homes appears to be rising rapidly, day by day.

The Government has promised that testing when there are COVID-19 outbreaks in care homes, but this does not seem to be supported by evidence on the ground.

It is clear that urgent action is needed on testing, PPE and bereavement support in care homes., so Mary was pleased to add her name to a letter from Paula Barker, MP for Liverpool Wavertree, to Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary calling on him to ensure that all care homes will provided with the correct PPE, and access to testing as soon as possible.

You can read the full text of the letter below:

Letter page 1
Letter page 1
Letter page 2
Letter page 2
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