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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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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: 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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Chart of the week: Covid-19 death rate higher for men in public-facing or construction jobs than 'professional' roles

Data story 13/05/2020

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, John Appleby looks at which occupational groups have higher rates of deaths from coronavirus or other ca...

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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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Are more black, Asian and minority ethnic people dying with Covid-19 than might be expected?

Blog post 27/04/2020Theo Georghiou | John Appleby

Amid worrying recent media reports that a disproportionate number of BAME people are dying from Covid-19, Theo Georghiou and John Appleby take a look at how the demographics of the areas worst hit by the coronavirus can affect attempts to assess the extent of the problem.

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David Oliver Q&A: a view from the Covid-19 coalface

Blog post 23/04/2020Professor David Oliver

With the ongoing Covid-19 crisis changing the way we live our lives and having a huge impact on the NHS, David Oliver describes what motivates him as a clinician at such a time, what the health service and the wider country need to learn from the past few months, and how pleased he is to be doing th...

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