Dr Camilla Ducker is a GP and Public Health Consultant. Here she looks at how a lack of transparency and apologies along with confusing messages by leaders during the Coronavirus crisis impacts on people's mental health and well being.
Dr Camilla Ducker "That none of our own leaders seems able simply to say sorry is terribly sad."
One of the welcome features of the response to the COVID-10 pandemic worldwide is a new-found respect for experts, for evidence and for data. In the UK, the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies has occupied centre-stage. Even its sub-committees NERVTAG, SPI-M and SPI-B have entered into public consciousness.Read more