NEWS (last updated 8 July 2020)
STOP PRESS >> Covid-19 mortality risk calculator (v10.1)<<
Based on the OpenDATA study and the ALAMA group‘s model, this gives an indication of an individual’s relative and absolute risk of dying from Covid-19, based on known risk factors. This will be updated as further data become available. It is intended for use by health care professionals and is uploaded here for information only; more information about it in the ‘Notes’ page of the spreadsheet.
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[NB 1 If you get an error message [File is corrupt and cannot open], just click on the link above again.
NB 2 All of the 66 Covid-19 risk or prognostic prediction models prior to OpenSAFELY are ‘at high risk of bias, and their reported performance is probably optimistic’ see BMJ ref]
+ Coronavirus [<- latest NHS guidance]
+ Expert report on Covid-19 in prisons
Prof Richard Coker’s expert opinion on COVID-19 and prisons in England and Wales, commissioned by the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Prison Reform Trust. His expert report on Covid-19 and Immigration Detention is available via Detention Action as a pdf here.
Current discharge requirements in removal centres ‘clearly unsafe’ and can place detainees at serious risk [click the link for more details]
+ How to register with a GP – for asylum seekers & refugees
‘There is no regulatory requirement to prove identity, address, immigration status or NHS number to register, & no contractual requirement for GPs to request this. All asylum seekers & refugees, homeless, & overseas visitors, whether lawfully in the UK or not, are eligible to register…’ [click the link for more details]
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