This discussion paper provides information on the strong age pattern in the risk of death from three countries (China, Italy, the UK). Its argues that the safest approach would be a rolling age-release strategy combined with the current principle of social distancing.
This report provides new evidence on the experience of the health care workforce during Covid-19 to date. It shows that without further bold action in the days, weeks and months to come by the UK government and NHS England (and the NHS in the rest of the UK) the country’s healthcare workforce will face significant health, mental health and welfare challenges.
The government has announced a new care homes support package backed by a £600 million adult social care infection control fund. This has been introduced to tackle the spread of Covid-19 in care homes. This guidance provides information on the support package.
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