Many NHS workers who are parents to pre-school children are being forced to stay home because they can’t access child care, Sky News is reporting.
Under the government’s instructions children should not be going to school or nursery unless their parents are key workers.
But three quarters of nurseries in the UK are private businesses and for many it’s just not viable to stay open with such low attendance.
Adele Holland is a doctor and a single mum to Evie, six, and Harry, four.
When Harry’s nursery closed and her childminder stopped working she knew she couldn’t balance her shift hours with childcare and was forced to make an impossible decision.
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