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17 February 2021,
Byline Times' Chief Medical Officer, John Ashton, warns of national hubris over vaccinations and celebrates the success of the common health worker
5 February 2021,
The Coronavirus pandemic has exposed an urgent need to reform long-neglected areas of healthcare, argues Byline Times’ chief medical officer John Ashton
26 January 2021,
With 3 per cent of worldwide Coronavirus, fatalities Byline Times Chief Medical Officer, John Ashton, marks Britain's worst public health catastrophe for over a century
Will an Unholy Alliance of Anti-Vaxxers and Government Incompetence Grab Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?
15 January 2021,
Byline Times’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Ashton, considers the continuing challenges ahead in the Coronavirus pandemic – despite the development of a vaccine
22 December 2020,
Byline Times’ chief medical officer, Professor John Ashton, looks back on the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic and warns that –without radical change – next year will be even bleaker
1 December 2020,
John Ashton compares the responses of the two nations to COVID-19, explaining why quick, decisive action is essential in a pandemic
3 November 2020,
Byline Times’ chief medical officer John Ashton looks at the tragic consequences of a lack of transparency – the first rule of public health
16 October 2020,
Byline Times' chief medical officer, John Ashton, looks at how the Government has lost popular support for its unequal tier system
13 October 2020,
Byline Times’ chief medical officer John Ashton looks at how England has been on the back foot in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic since the first cases were recorded at the end of January
8 July 2020,
Byline Times’ chief medical officer, Dr John Ashton, looks at the lost opportunity to create a ‘new normal’ that would result in a real redefining of our public realm
30 June 2020,
Byline Times’ chief medical officer Dr John Ashton considers why and how the Government is so keen to return to ‘business as usual’
23 June 2020,
Byline Times’ chief medical officer, Dr John Ashton, explores the Government's failings in entering lockdown and now leaving it
17 June 2020,
Dr John Ashton, explores the Government's failure to protect those living and working in environments which are hotbeds for the Coronavirus
9 June 2020,
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, warns that the Government must get back on track with its evidence base and messaging around the pandemic if it is to be prepared for a second wave.
1 June 2020,
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, argues that the Prime Minister's handling of the Dominic Cummings scandal is a tipping point in the politics of the COVID-19 pandemic.
26 May 2020,
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, argues that we must not miss the opportunity to modernise education in the UK and, at the same time, tackle social injustices following the Coronavirus pandemic.
18 May 2020,
Byline Times' CMO, former director of public health John Ashton, praises the recommendations of the independent report convened by Sir David King
7 May 2020,
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, provides his regular update on the UK's Government's Coronavirus response and the need for real local testing and tracing.
29 April 2020,
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, explores how the 2013 NHS reforms led to the shrinking and withering of our local and regional public health system.
23 April 2020,
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, explores how the Government has communicated with the public during the COVID-19 outbreak and why the true scale of the crisis is being hidden.
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