Keep up-to-date with covid-19

HSJ's coronavirus coverage is free for Registered users. If you would like to access our content and receive breaking news by email, please register for a free account

Register for free newsletters

Vaccine lab

Exclusive: Big drop in vaccinations in region hit by new covid surge


The region at the forefront of the current surge of coronavirus has had a dramatic fall in its vaccination rate over the last month.

Coronavirus maps and charts

Hospital beds

Covid hospital patient numbers stop falling, as admissions increase across England


The number of covid patients in English hospitals has stopped declining, with hospitalisation in the North West beginning to increase and admissions rising across the country.

variant chart 1

North West covid admissions climb as English hospital deaths near record low

2021-05-19T11:27:00+01:00By ,

Admissions of covid positive patients to hospitals in the North West are edging up, while continuing to fall in most other parts of England.

Vaccine syringe

Updated: England’s 2,000 covid vaccination sites


HSJ has mapped the more than 2,000 locations across England which have begun delivering the covid vaccination, according to NHS England.

HSJ Health Check Logo whitespace

HSJ podcast: How an Afghan refugee became a telemedicine pioneer


Dr Waheed Arian escaped from Afghanistan and came to the UK as a child refugee in 1999. Since then, he has become an A&E doctor and founded global telemedicine charity ‘Arian Teleheal’.

Nick Carding 3x2

West Country Chronicle: Chiefs’ fears over staycation wave


From Cornwall to the Cotswolds, West Country Chronicle offers essential insight into NHS matters in the South West. Contact me in confidence here.