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Vax sites offered more staff to record jabs as IT system struggles with ‘exceptional demand’


Ongoing problems with a major IT system which tracks covid-19 vaccinations have forced NHS chiefs to fund more staff to ensure inoculations are accurately recorded, HSJ has learned.

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23 Jan update: south west surge rapidly runs out of steam

2021-01-23T07:00:00+00:00By ,

The sharp increase in covid positive hospital patients in the south west appears to be coming to a rapid end.


Updated: England’s 1,200 covid vaccination sites

2021-01-12T17:42:00+00:00By Hayley Kirton

HSJ has mapped the more than 1,200 locations across England which have begun delivering the covid vaccination, according to NHS England.


Updated: The 67 trusts where covid is still growing


More hospital trusts saw their number of covid patients grow in the past seven days than fall – but growth is slower and is focused on the less pressured areas of England.

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HSJ podcast: How the NHS was left high and dry in covid’s third wave


Operational pressures on the NHS because of covid are still high and, although admissions are starting to level off in some places, the usual winter challenge of patient discharge is more troubling than ever.

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The Ward Round: Gimmick land


Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night — and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, ensures you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping the workforce.