The Guardian - Fears that UK will not cope with Brexit and Covid vaccine rollout
Our client, Scott Erwin, Founder and CEO of HireHand, spoke to The Guardian about the Covid-19 Vaccination rollout.
Scott Erwin, a workforce planning specialist, formerly of McKinsey, who runs his own technology company Hirehand, said the government and NHS would face enormous manpower and scheduling challenges when organising the vaccination programme. They would need to call on a range of different groups, including retired people with medical and nursing experience, medical students, ambulance staff and even airline cabin crew to help.
But these people would usually not be available full time, creating big logistical problems. “There is no magic tree that can grow nurses overnight,” he said. “You will need to have these people coming in on an intermittent basis and they will usually be only partially available.
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