Where we can treat the over-90s out of hospital, we should do so

Where we can treat the over-90s out of hospital, we should do so

Despite huge efforts to increase the capacity in Intensive Care Units (ICU), bring in more staff and build more ventilators, access will have to be rationed based on chance of good outcomes. Frailer, older people will rightly be cared for on general wards or, where possible, out of hospital. ICU can be a distressing experience […]
NHS enlists US tech giants to help allocate coronavirus resources

NHS enlists US tech giants to help allocate coronavirus resources

The NHS has called on the world’s biggest technology companies for support in the coronavirus crisis, drawing up plans to use data from its 111 service to predict where resources will be most needed. A strategy is being prepared to use data from the medical helpline...