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The Forgotten Frontline

Panorama follows the unfolding tragedy in care homes as they struggle to protect residents against Covid-19. Alison Holt asks if they were left to fight the virus alone.

Panorama follows the unfolding tragedy in care homes as they struggle to protect residents against the killer virus. Over several months, cameras were allowed into two very different care homes, revealing the dedication of care staff, the frustration of managers and the heartache as more and more lives were lost.

Across the country, more than 20,000 residents and care workers have died with Covid-19. Reporter Alison Holt asks if care homes were abandoned to fight the virus alone.

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Credits

Role Contributor
Reporter Alison Holt
Director Tom Jenner
Producer Tom Jenner
Producer Eleanor Plowden
Executive Producer Diana Martin
Editor Rachel Jupp

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