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Exclusive: U-turn on mass expansion of covid care units as no funding available

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Plans for a mass expansion of rehabilitation beds in new “Seacole centres” have been scrapped, with local leaders now told there is no capital funding to build them.

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Mortality rates creep back up in several health systems


Mortality rates have crept back up in some health and care systems, amid an overall decline in deaths across England.


Hospital deaths falling at fastest rate yet

2020-06-25T14:00:00+01:00By ,

Deaths from covid-19 in England’s hospitals are declining at the fastest rate yet, as the whole South West region sees one death in seven days.

Cases continue to rise in North and Midlands


ealth economies in the North and Midlands are seeing rising or persistently high covid-19 case rates while a health system in the South West is showing a notable increase in cases.

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HSJ podcast: Hancock’s vision for health and care after covid


Matt Hancock set out his post covid vision for health and care in a wide-ranging speech this week – HSJ’s podcast dissects key themes including staffing, emergency care, digital, system working and social care.

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Recovery Watch: The return of DToCs

2020-08-03T19:28:00+01:00By 1 comments

Recovering services from the covid crisis is the big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The new Recovery Watch newsletter will track prospects and progress. This week by HSJ bureau chief and performance lead James Illman.