Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, has announced that 4,000 nurses and 500 doctors who have recently retired have returned to work to assist the NHS with the coronavirus crisis.
The Government called for recently-retired staff to swell the ranks to deal with the 5,000 positive cases in the UK.
He is now calling for more former staff to return.
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Matt Hancock is a British Member of Parliament, who is serving as Health Secretary under Prime Minister Boris Johnson.