This report will cover government’s progress with securing access to potential vaccines and determining how they will be administered.
Health and social care
This study will examine the value gained from the NHS’s arrangements with Nightingale and independent hospitals during the pandemic.
This initial report will review government’s implementation of test and trace to date.
Investigation into how government increased the number of ventilators available to the NHS in response to COVID-19
This investigation provides an account of how public money was used to increase the number of ventilators available to the NHS.
30 Sep 2020
There have been long-standing issues across the adult social care market, which COVID-19 has further impacted. These include increasing signs of market-stress, data limitations, and high staff vacancy rates and turnover levels. At the same time, there is an increasing demand for care due to an ageing and growing population with more complex needs, and … Read more
This report examines the effectiveness of the government’s approach to reducing childhood obesity in England.
9 Sep 2020
The study will evaluate how effectively government identified and met the needs of vulnerable people.
This report sets out the facts about government preparing the NHS and adult social care in England for COVID-19.
12 Jun 2020
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is vital for preventing and controlling the spread of infection in health and care settings. It needs to be readily available, effective and supported by clear guidance covering the circumstances of its use. In our report Overview of the UK government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic we signal an intention to report on how government has managed risks created by its response to the crisis, including with respect … Read more
This report provides a summary of the UK government’s response to COVID-19 to date.
21 May 2020