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Covid inquiry: Hancock ‘wanted to decide who should live or die’ if NHS overwhelmed

‘Fortunately this horrible dilemma never crystalised,’ former NHS England head Simon Stevens tells inquiry

Matt Hancock told officials that he – rather than the medical profession – “should ultimately decide who should live or die”, if the NHS was overwhelmed during the pandemic, the Covid-19 inquiry has been told by the former head of NHS England

“Fortunately this horrible dilemma never crystalised,” Simon Stevens said in a witness statement.

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