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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Reporting the vital statistics - how data management has been central to the handling of the pandemic

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Over the last two years the COVID-19 Dashboard has played a central role in managing the pandemic. This blog looks at the evolution of the dashboard, how the data features in our daily lives and why transparency is so important.

Using lateral flow tests to reduce the self-isolation period

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With COVID-19 cases reaching record levels across the UK, there is an increasing strain on key services, including the NHS. It is important that we continually review the evidence to ensure we are balancing steps to limit the spread of the virus with the need to ensure that these services can continue.