Over the last two decades, the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK has been substantially weakened due to underfunding and understaffing. A good share of its staff, including young doctors, are now on the verge of leaving the NHS due to overwork and lack of decent wages
The Doctors Association in Kashmir staged a protest against the rising harassment of healthcare workers on May 26. There have been a number of instances of senior medical professionals being assaulted or prevented from doing their duty by the police
Health workers in the country have complained that even ordinary face masks have not been provided to them despite repeated appeals.