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Chart of the week: The knowns and unknowns of NHS Test and Trace

Data story 07/07/2020

Each week, we'll be taking a look at a different aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic, presenting our analysis in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. This week, Billy Palmer looks at the available data on the NHS's much-discussed Test and Trace system – and finds this essent...

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Chart of the week: Covid-19's impact on public finances and government borrowing

Data story 02/07/2020

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, John Appleby highlights the immense changes to government finances in recent months precipitated by the...

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Chart of the week: The steep rise and slow decline of Covid-19 cases across the UK

Data story 23/06/2020

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, John Appleby compares peaks in confirmed coronavirus cases in different areas of the UK, finding that pr...

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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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Chart of the week: The UK's troubling record on deaths from Covid-19 compared internationally

Data story 03/06/2020

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, John Appleby compares deaths from Covid-19 in the UK with those of other countries.

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Chart of the week: How many people in your area are being 'shielded' from coronavirus?

Data story 28/05/2020

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, Eilís Keeble and Sarah Scobie look at the variation across the country in people who have been designat...

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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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QualityWatch: our response during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Announcement 03/04/2020

We continue to provide independent scrutiny of the UK health and social care system, as far as possible, even during unprecedented times. 

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Coronavirus: how will the NHS cope?

Blog post 21/02/2020Helen Buckingham

The coronavirus Covid-19 has dominated the news agenda recently, even if it is yet to be declared a pandemic. Helen Buckingham looks at how the NHS will cope if the numbers of people affected become comparable with the swine flu pandemic of a decade ago.

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