Dominic Harrison

  • We must rapidly improve Test and Trace

    08 September 2020

    If we want to prevent more avoidable mortality in a second pandemic wave this winter ‘we are going to have to rapidly improve the way the system works’, says Dominic Harrison.


  • COVID-19: Saving lives in the second wave

    23 June 2020

    Dominic Harrison says a ‘COVID-19 Second Wave Ready Community Fund’ is required. If allocated now, it would 'reduce future avoidable hospital admissions, prolong life, reduce NHS costs and promote equal life chances for all'.


  • As the inequalities continue, so will the risks

    08 June 2020

    Gig economy workers are amongst those most exposed to the risks from COVID-19, says Dominic Harrison – with those on the lowest pay unable to comply with national Test, Trace and Isolate protocols.


  • Track and trace: Should we case find?

    25 May 2020

    The Government has announced £300m will go to local authorities to create track and trace programmes. Dominic Harrison asks just how far testing should go.


  • Calling last orders on harmful drinking

    12 March 2014

    Dominic Harrison explains why Blackburn with Darwen Council is working with partners to prioritise alcohol harm reduction.


  • A harsh new reality

    11 July 2012

    Dominic Harrison explains how next year's local government funding arrangements will be felt hardest in the areas of most need.