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‘Thrown to the wolves’: Covid care home ruling is bitter victory for relatives

Analysis: The high court found policy that sent untested people into homes was illegal and irrational

This time of year brings bad memories for families of care home residents who died in Covid’s first wave when the virus swept, mostly unchecked, through nursing homes.

Just over two years on, the high court ruling that the government’s hospital discharge policy that sent thousands of people untested into care homes was not only illegal but “irrational” comes as bitter proof of what they already knew: something went badly wrong.

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