Share this article share on facebook icon share on twitter icon

enfield dispatch july 2020 450pxAn investigation by two local journalists has revealed that, despite a pledge by health secretary Matt Hancock, care homes in Enfield were refused Covid-19 tests for symptomatic residents at the peak of the pandemic.

The headline story in this month's Enfield Dispatch, written by editor James Cracknell and Bella Salteil, describes how Elizabeth Lodge in Winchmore Hill, site of the borough's worst cornonavirus outbreak, was refused testing on the grounds that Covid-19 had already spread widely throughout the home.

Read the full report on the Enfield Dispatch website

Another newspaper which has investigated the Covid testing debacle - in this case, nationally - is the Independent, whose correspondent Shaun Lintern published a series of articles on Monday.

support the enfield dispatch

Log in to comment