Covid-19 reader: 27 August
Covid-19 reader: 27 August
by Steve Brown
27 August 2021

There are growing concerns about fading vaccine efficacy, particularly in the face of the now dominant Delta virus. In this week's suggested reading, we find some expert assessment, look at encouraging US research and get some perspective on blood clot risks.

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Wales government allocates additional Covid funding
Wales government allocates additional Covid funding
by Seamus Ward
19 August 2021

More than half a billion pounds has been allocated to health and social services in Wales to support the ongoing Covid response and recovery of services.

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Covid-19 reader: 13 August
Covid-19 reader: 13 August
by Seamus Ward
13 August 2021

Covid in schools and the debate about vaccinating teenagers, how significant is vaccine hesitancy, and funding needed to extend ‘one of the conspicuous successes’ in the pandemic response. Our weekly review highlights suggested further reading ​

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Nuffield Trust: financial gap widening as trusts miss planned savings targets
Nuffield Trust: financial gap widening as trusts miss planned savings targets
by Seamus Ward
11 August 2021

NHS trusts in England are on course to spend £5bn more than planned in the five-year settlement by the end of 2021/22, even when the costs of the Covid pandemic are stripped out, according to forthcoming research.

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