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Chart of the week: The alarming drop in referrals from GPs to hospital services since the Covid-19 outbreak

Data story 18/06/2020

Each week, we'll be taking a look at a different aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic, presenting our analysis of the data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. This week, Jessica Morris highlights how the fallout from Covid-19 and calls to scale back services to protect the...

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Here to stay? How the NHS will have to learn to live with coronavirus

Briefing 02/06/2020

As the number of Covid-19 hospital admissions gradually declines, policy attention is turning to how the NHS can restart some more routine activities. But doing this while living alongside Covid-19 will involve major practical challenges that will need to be overcome. This new discussion paper by Ni...

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What has been the impact of Covid-19 on urgent and emergency care across England? A Q&A

Blog post 29/05/2020Jessica Morris

Emergency care has been in the spotlight more than ever in recent months as Covid-19 spreads. With experts cautiously observing that the peak of infections has passed, Jessica Morris looks at the effect the novel coronavirus has had on urgent and emergency care in different parts of England – and...

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Chart of the week: Peak in weekly deaths during pandemic is among highest on record, even with lockdown measures

Data story 21/05/2020

Each week, we'll be taking a look at a different aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic, presenting our analysis of the data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. This week, Billy Palmer and John Appleby take a look at how the number of weekly deaths we have been seeing during...

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NHS history

Spotlight 19/05/2020

It is sometimes said that as a large and highly complex organisation, the NHS must pay more heed to the lessons that history offers when forming new policies. Here we collect together a variety of our resources and analysis that use history to aid understanding.

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Dramatic drop in A&E numbers reflects people putting off urgent care because of Covid-19, Nuffield Trust warns

Press release 14/05/2020

People may be putting off seeking care because of Covid-19 infection fears and worries of burdening overstretched NHS staff.

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Chart of the week: Covid-19 kills people in the most deprived areas at double the rate of those in the most affluent

Data story 06/05/2020

Each week, we'll be taking a look at a different aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic, presenting our analysis of the data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. This week, Billy Palmer looks at how deaths from Covid-19 seem to affect the most deprived areas of England disprop...

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Risky numbers: the national reporting of Covid-19

Blog post 14/04/2020Billy Palmer

Daily government bulletins provide us with important numbers during the pandemic on how Covid-19 is affecting the British public, and how many people have lost their lives. But numbers are sometimes difficult to interpret, argues Billy Palmer, and there may be ways to ensure the reporting can make p...

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The Nuffield Trust Summit 2020

28/02/2020

Our 12th annual Summit is now complete. Catch up on video highlights and interviews with some of the speakers here.

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Summit 2020 snapshot: Helen Buckingham on the coronavirus and how well equipped the NHS is

Video 28/02/2020

Helen Buckingham, Director of Strategy at Nuffield Trust, discusses the coronavirus Covid-19, the NHS's experiences of preparation with swine flu a decade ago, and its ability to withstand a large …

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