The medicolegal landscape through the lens of COVID-19: time for reform

  title={The medicolegal landscape through the lens of COVID-19: time for reform},
  author={Arpan R. Mehta and Tam{\'a}s Szakmany and Annie Sorbie},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  pages={55 - 59}
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best of the health and social care workforce globally, as acknowledged by the public. But the clapping has now stopped. Over 50,000 people who tested positive for coronavirus in the UK have died, a tragic figure that is more than double the UK Government’s early ‘best case scenario’ estimate. Each death represents a life lost too soon, leaving behind grieving family and friends. At the same time, doctors and other healthcare professionals are exhausted… 

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