Dad's Army of doctors to fight coronavirus in UK

Government plans to bring doctors out of retirement to help combat COVID-19 as cases rise

Retired doctors will be brought back into service under UK proposals to set up a ‘Dad’s Army’ of medical professionals to fight the coronavirus.

A still from the BBC sitcom Dad's Army.

The UK Government was expected to announce more details of its “battle plan” to contain the spread of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

A statement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said the government was