Frontline doctors have testified to deteriorating conditions in hospitals in London and the south east as the NHS deals with a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Speaking to the Independent SAGE group of experts on 30 December, Jess Potter, a respiratory doctor in east London, told how she and colleagues were afraid of resources running out.
“My greatest fear is having a patient that I cannot provide lifesaving treatment to,” she said. “We had one of our largest medical intakes yesterday, the vast majority with coronavirus. What do we do when we run out of resources, and who is going to provid