Dido Harding’s deputy at Test & Trace was ‘lost’ in months of chaos and had to seek the help of a psychiatrist colleague
- Until six weeks ago, Sarah-Jane Marsh worked as Testing Director at Test & Trace
- After ‘lost’ she was forced to seek the help of an NHS psychiatrist colleague
- Test & Trace has cost taxpayers $ 22 billion, but it’s having a lot of problems
Dido Harding’s second commander in Test & Trace lost it in the chaos for months, and she was even forced to seek the help of a psychiatrist who cried.
Sarah-Jane Marsh, who served as testing director at Test & Trace until six weeks ago, said she felt she could not ‘make decisions’ about the problems surrounding the project’s unfolding.
He had to seek the help of an NHS psychiatrist after the car broke down.
Test & Trace has cost taxpayers $ 22 billion but has been plagued by problems since its launch in May.
Sarah-Jane Marsh (pictured), who was Testing Director at Test & Trace until six weeks ago (pictured), said she felt she could not ‘make decisions’ about the problems surrounding the project’s rollout.
The testing system crashed in September, forcing people to travel hundreds of miles for tests.
Sage, the Scientific Advisory Group of the Emergency for Government, said the system had little effect on combating the corona virus.
MS Marsh opens about the drama behind the curtain on the Next Generation GP Health podcast.
Accordingly Telegraph, She said: ‘I found a place I had lost that had never happened to me before.
‘I have many examples in my mind where I literally thought I could not move forward. I have nothing left. ‘
Test & Trace has cost taxpayers $ 22 billion but has been plagued by problems since its launch in May. Picture: Dido Harding
The number of Covid-19 cases transferred to the contact tracing system and the number of arrivals are shown above for the week ending November 4th
She added that she wants to ‘stop this’ but needs to continue. The director of MS Marsh’s laboratories was a psychiatrist.
She said: ‘So we had little things offline, and sometimes we looked at each other and had a little bit of crying.’
Miss Marsh said she left Test & Trace to spend more time with her two young children.
She is currently working as the Chief Executive of Birmingham Women and Children’s Hospital.
Bungling test and trace through big problems
Leaked emails say the NHS test and trace were hit by ‘major IT issues’ in October, which delayed the outbreak of the corona virus in care homes.
By mid-October, NHS officials revealed that the IT failure had occurred at a critical juncture in the second wave of the Pandemic.
This caused problems with software used by contact tracers who phoned people close to the Kovid-19 case.
Said the circles Patron In some Covid-19 hotspots in England, it took up to 48 hours for Covid-19 to reach the most vulnerable in the home care and hospitals.
Data show that performance for that week was at a record low, reaching only 43.6 per cent of the next contacts. Scientists say the corona virus must reach 80 percent within 24 hours to prevent it from spreading.
How does the NHS test and trace system work?
For those with symptoms:
Step 1: Isolate for at least 10 days. Your family should be isolated for at least 14 days from developing symptoms.
Step 2: Order a NH-generated NHS test online or call 119 to talk to someone.
Step 3: Isolate your family for at least 10 days and at least 14 days if you are positive – fines start at £ 1,000. Those who are negative can go.
Step 4: If you are tested positive, you should fill in the details of your recent direct contact on the NHS Test and Trace website. If you do not respond within 24 hours, you can contact the NHS local authorities for follow-up by phone or in person.
NHS Contact Tracers will try to find people you can contact. They will warn those people to be isolated if necessary. Isolation from contact with that person for at least 14 days – or a fine of up to 1,000. People in that person’s home should not be isolated unless you have symptoms.
If you have symptoms, you will be asked to contact the NHS test and trace system for a test. If your test is positive, you should stay home for at least 10 days and we will contact you to ask you about your contacts. If your test is negative, you still need to complete your 14-day self-isolation period.
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