UK “Experts” Who Pushed Through Lockdown 2.0 Also Believed Even Improvised, Emergency Hospitals Would Be Overwhelmed by Now

Instead they have once again stand completely empty

Scientific advisers wrongly suggested that the NHS Nightingale hospitals would be overwhelmed by mid-November when Boris Johnson was persuaded to trigger a second coronavirus lockdown.

A document shown to the Prime Minister at the end of last month projected that hospitals in the South-West and North-West would be swamped by this point – but hospitals in the two regions are not full, and the Nightingale hospitals have not so far been needed.

It is the second of three crucial documents that helped to convince Mr Johnson to instigate lockdown to have been called into question. A claim that 4,000 people per day could be dying of Covid by December was based on information that was already out of date, it emerged earlier this month.

MPs have said it is further evidence that the Prime Minister put the country into lockdown based on flawed scientific advice presented by Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, the chief scientific adviser.

A Cabinet Office analysis of hospital bed occupancy was shown to the Prime Minister in the days before he rushed out an announcement of the second national lockdown following a high-profile leak. It said that “on the current trajectory” the NHS would not be able to accept any more patients by Christmas week, and that the South-West and North-West would be the first areas to run out of capacity.

The graphic suggested the South-West would have “exceeded surge capacity, including Nightingale capacity” by November 14, with the North-West in the same situation a day later.

Crucially, the graph claimed it would take three weeks for a lockdown to have “any impact on hospital admissions”, meaning the latest lockdown, which has been in place for less than a fortnight, cannot be the reason the projection has proved to be wrong.

The three-tier system of restrictions was already in place when the projections were made, meaning it was taken into account in the modelling undertaken by a sub-committee of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage).

Steve Baker, a member of the newly-formed Covid Recovery Group of Tory MPs, has written to Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, and the Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove to demand changes in the way the Government takes advice from experts.

He said: “I am appalled that such poor modelling has made a contribution to locking down the UK, with all the harm that entails. We see clearly now just how urgent and important it is that we reform the use of models in public policy. I have written to ministers setting out a plan.”

Mr Baker told the ministers that at least one “devil’s advocate” expert should attend all meetings at which Sage advice was discussed in order to challenge the group’s opinion and present alternative views.

A Government spokesman said: “The Prime Minister was given a range of advice, but the core reasoning behind the decision was to protect the NHS. We have never said these were predictions – they were projections. The number of people being hospitalised continues to rise.”

Source: The Telegraph



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Undecider
Undecider
12 days ago

But you’ll still need a vaccine. Hurry up and get this vaccine out, so people can see that’s a fraud too.

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disqus_3BrONUAJno
12 days ago
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It will become clear that it is a fraud after enough of the front line recipients experience the reaction that Ian Haydon reported.

Séamus Ó Néill
Séamus Ó Néill
12 days ago

If this “vaccine”, already loaded with mercury, aluminium, etc carries the intended chip and enough sheeple accept it, believing it’s the holy grail, it may be too late. The cabal, deep state or whatever is the chosen nomenclature, in Israel, the US and Britain etc, must be ruthlessly and mercilessly taken down …..this is not a game, the future of humanity is at stake here !

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disqus_3BrONUAJno
12 days ago

Where did you get the information that the vaccine is “already loaded with mercury, aluminium, etc carries the intended chip?” Are you unaware of the differences between a normal vaccine and the new mRNA-based ones?
Humanity has already survived much worse “extinction” events in the past.
The vaccines will only get rid of the most gullible and unwilling to refuse them.

disqus_3BrONUAJno
disqus_3BrONUAJno
12 days ago

Where did you get the information that the vaccine is “already loaded with mercury, aluminium, etc carries the intended chip?” Are you unaware of the differences between a normal vaccine and the new mRNA-based ones?
Humanity has already survived much worse “extinction” events in the past.
The vaccines will only get rid of the most gullible and unwilling to refuse them.

Séamus Ó Néill
Séamus Ó Néill
12 days ago

How much more of this pig swill are we supposed to take, none of this is based on medical or scientific evidence. These so-called “experts are working to, and for, the “new world order”. Even the dogs in the street know this scamdemic is a deliberate part of their nefarious agenda….same as their “suddenly available” vaccines

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disqus_3BrONUAJno
12 days ago

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