“It seems unreasonably cruel that dying people cannot see relatives’ faces” –  the harms of continued masking in healthcare 

ON 1 JUNE, NHS England quietly changed its mask guidance for healthcare settings to end the so-called ‘requirement’ for staff, patients and visitors to wear face coverings in most wards and departments. This sounds welcome enough – until you realise the new guidance largely passes the buck down to local hospitals and GP surgeries, where we are seeing masking …

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