While I welcome the belated choice to lastly connect some precedence to folks with studying difficulties within the face of the overwhelming proof of their elevated danger and vulnerability (Frontline employees and BAME teams is not going to be prioritised for UK vaccines, 24 February), I can’t keep away from the sturdy sense of cynicism that this has been achieved by the highlight of celebrities.
Whereas I totally establish with and commend Jo Whiley and certainly Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett for bringing this to public view, I’ve been struggling for a lot of months to boost this difficulty on behalf of my very own daughter with studying difficulties, and met with bland indifference or worse from key medical personnel concerned in her care – and he or she is on a ventilator for night-time respiratory.
It’s a measure of our true value as people that we worth and look after essentially the most weak in our neighborhood and the least empowered to talk for themselves. Right here is yet one more tragedy within the sorry story of this authorities’s mismanagement of the pandemic. What number of extra are but to be revealed?