The British national health service (NHS) moved its hospital in England in “standby mode” in case of new terrorist attacks. On Thursday, may 25, reports The Guardian with reference to The Health Service Journal.
As noted, the NHS pointed out to the staff of the emergency departments in 27 English towns to be prepared for the consequences “another incident”.
They were also asked to conduct an audit of the supply of blood for transfusions and test medical equipment.
The last time such a message was sent out by the Agency in 2008 after terrorist attacks in the Indian Mumbai, the newspaper reminds.
The attack on the stadium “Manchester arena” on the evening of may 22, killed 22 people, injured about 120, 59 of them were taken to medical facilities. Banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state” has claimed responsibility for the attack and called called the attack revenge for the attack on “Muslim lands”.