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Research and resources round up week commencing 4 January 2021Research and resources round up week commencing 4 January 2021

Research

Statement from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation about increasing the short-term impact of the COVID-19 vaccination programme. Public Health Wales have also produced a video explaining the rationale behind the delay in giving the second dose.

The Senedd's Health Committee have heard research presented to suggest that measures are needed to support people to self isolate, and that only about half of people are recognising the three core symptoms and fewer than a third are fully self-isolating. Read more.

The finidngs of the Loneliness (National Survey for Wales) 2019-2020 have been published, showing that younger people are more likely to report feeling lonely.

Building Back Fairer: the COVID-19 Marmott Review looks at socioeconomic and health inequalities in England. The review highlights the risks taken by the social care workforce.

In a New Year's Message the Institute for Fiscal Studies' Deaton Review highlighted some key findings on coronavirus and inequality.

The Institute for Government highlight five things the government needs to get right on the vaccine rollout.

Resources

Skills for Care have drawn together resources to support wellbeing. They also have webinars on a range of topics from evidencing improvement to COVID-19 and BAME communities - you can read their latest newsletter here.

ACAS have produced advice on managing staff vaccinations. 

The Kings Fund have put together resources for health and care leaders on leading through COVID-19.


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