Over three-quarters of BAME doctors fear they will contract Covid-19

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Survey highlights continuing lack of protection and testing for frontline NHS staff

More than three-quarters of black, Asian and minority ethnic doctors are worried about contracting coronavirus in the course of their work, according to a survey that highlights the continuing lack of protection for frontline NHS staff.

Doctors said poor access to personal protective equipment, insufficient training on how to fit masks and lengthy waits for virus testing left them in fear of catching the virus and passing it on to those they lived with.

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