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Hospitals prepare for coronavirus epidemic to sweep Britain – The Times, Thetimes.co.uk

Hospitals have been ordered to take new measures to stop the coronavirus in the UK as experts said there is a “distinct possibility” that up to 50 per cent of Britons could be affected.

Health officials plan to use 90 NHS hospitals to treat patients in the event of a surge in infections. They may also expand NHS 111 services to cope with a rise in calls.

The contingency plans reveal that hospitals have been told to:

● Prepare airtight rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities to isolate potential cases

● Avoid using agency staff to care for suspected patients to curb the risk of the virus spreading across hospitals, care homes and schools

● Set up teams responsible for “rapidly decontaminating” areas where patients have

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