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Will the third Covid-19 wave overwhelm the NHS?

Blog post 26/07/2021Sarah Scobie

Covid-19 restrictions in England may now have been lifted, but it is very clear that the pandemic is not yet over. The numbers of people admitted to hospital have been increasing in recent weeks, as have deaths from the virus. This explainer from Sarah Scobie looks at what the third wave might mean...

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Chart of the week: Are hospitals returning to pre-Covid activity levels?

Data story 22/07/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. The latest guidance states that hospitals should aim to deliver at least 95% of the services they delivered before the pandemic, measured against the value of services delivered in the same month...

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Chart of the week: Emergency admissions for asthma and COPD during Covid-19

Data story 07/07/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. How have people with severe forms of common lung diseases like asthma and COPD been affected by the pandemic? Jessica Morris takes a look at emergency admissions for these illnesses over the past...

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Nuffield Trust: Test and Trace costs remain a concern as performance falls seriously short

Press release 25/06/2021

Senior Fellow Dr Billy Palmer responds to the latest test and trace report from the National Audit Office.

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Chart of the week: The slow uptake of booked A&E appointments

Data story 17/06/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. With growing pressure on urgent care services, Jenny Davies assesses the progress of a model first piloted last year where patients recommended to go to A&E are given a booked time slot to attend...

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Chart of the week: The performance of NHS Test and Trace in its first year

Data story 11/06/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. A year since the launch of NHS Test and Trace, Billy Palmer takes a closer look at the performance of the programme in its first 12 months.

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Chart of the week: The pathway to cancer diagnosis

Data story 27/05/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. With the pandemic having had a significant impact on cancer services, in this week’s chart Jenny Davies looks at how the numbers of cancer diagnoses have changed since last March.

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Chart of the week: Wellbeing across the four UK countries during the pandemic

Data story 20/05/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. Covid-19 restrictions may be easing, but the ramifications of the crisis on people’s lives and livelihoods have been extensive. Rachel Hutchings takes a closer look at how the pandemic has affe...

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Tackling Covid-19: A case for better financial support to self-isolate

Report 14/05/2021Sarah Reed | Billy Palmer | Mike Brewer | Maja Gustafsson

Asking people with Covid-19 to self-isolate is vital to keep the pandemic under control as lockdown measures ease, yet only 52% of people who have symptoms isolate. This briefing by the Nuffield Trust and the Resolution Foundation argues that financial support through schemes similar to furlough sho...

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Quality and performance

Spotlight 11/05/2021

Monitoring how the quality of health and social care is changing over time can tell us how well the NHS is performing. This spotlight collects together some of our most popular charts looking at how the pandemic and other factors may be affecting care.

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