In our previous report Overview of the UK government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic we signalled our intention to report on how government has managed risks created by its response to the crisis, including with respect to procurement and supply chains for items such as ventilators. This new investigation will set out the facts about the government’s efforts to rapidly increase the number of … Read more
Health and social care
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
This report considers the readiness of the government to deliver its ambitions for digital transformation in the NHS in England.
15 May 2020
This memorandum has been prepared to support the Health and Social Care Committee’s Dentistry Services inquiry.
25 Mar 2020
This report sets out the facts on the scale of the NHS nursing workforce challenge.
5 Mar 2020
One in five children aged 11 are obese, and the proportion of 10-11-year-old children classified as obese increased from 17.5% to 20.1% between 2006-07 and 2017-18. Obesity often results in lower life expectancy and a higher chance of suffering from cancer, diabetes and other health problems. NHS England estimates that the NHS spent £6.1bn on … Read more
This is our eighth report on the financial sustainability of the
5 Feb 2020
This report expands on issues in our NHS financial sustainability report to set out the facts on NHS capital investment.
5 Feb 2020