UK care homes were ‘PUSHED’ to admit Covid-positive and untested patients at height of the outbreak, new survey shows

UK care home staff were

UK care home staff were “under constant pressure” from the NHS to take in coronavirus-positive and untested patients, while nurses were instructed not to resuscitate them, a new study has revealed.

In a study whose key findings were first published by the Independent, the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) surveyed nurses and managers working in 163 care homes across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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