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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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Chart of the week: The pandemic costs – how government is providing an additional quarter-trillion funding for Covid-19

Data story 25/03/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. This week, Billy Palmer and John Appleby consider the financial cost of the pandemic by analysing the additional funding the government has spent or put aside for dealing with the pandemic, now a...

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Measuring mortality during Covid-19: a Q&A

Blog post 24/03/2021Sarah Scobie

With a year having passed since the start of the first lockdown, Sarah Scobie answers some key questions on how mortality figures are collected and measured during the Covid-19 pandemic. This explainer was originally published last May, was updated again in October and in January, and has now been u...

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Social care reform: running out of time and money?

Blog post 12/03/2021Nina Hemmings | Camille Oung

Social care was conspicuous by its absence in last week’s Budget, despite the troubled sector being just weeks away from having vital financial support removed. With the issue of reform also evaded once more, Nina Hemmings and Camille Oung assess where things stand.

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Chart of the week: Picking up the pace – vaccinations across frontline health and social care staff

Data story 10/03/2021

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. Frontline health and social care staff were close to the front of the queue when the vaccination programme began at the end of last year, and a large percentage of staff have received a first dos...

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Nuffield Trust: Striking absence of a plan for long-term recovery of health and social care services in the Budget

Press release 03/03/2021Nuffield Trust

Nigel Edwards responds to the 2021 Budget delivered today.

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