Episode 12 - Winter Watch: Breaking the ice

In this live virtual episode Adam Brimelow, NHS Providers’ director of communications, leads us through alongside our #NHSWinterWatch campaign, for winter 2020/21.

You can hear from NHS Providers’ analysis team including senior analysis manager Claire Helm discuss what trusts can expect over the coming winter months, the impact of Covid-19, and statistics from our first week of Winter Watch.

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Released: 17 December 2020

Episode 13 - Winter Watch: The Perfect Storm

In this episode, Adam Brimelow, NHS providers director of communications, speaks to Chris Hopson, NHS Providers chief executive, on the current situation in the NHS, the impact of misinformation and COVID-19 denial, and whether the vaccine really is a way out of lockdown.

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Released: 14 January 2021

Episode 14 - Winter Watch: Immense Pressure

In this episode, Adam Brimelow, NHS providers director of communications, speaks to Northampton General Hospital chief executive Heidi Smoult and Care Quality Commission deputy chief inspector for adult social care Debbie Ivanova about the concerns surrounding winter inspections, infection prevention and control, and their clinician support tool Patient FIRST.

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Released: 28 January 2021

Episode 15 - Winter Watch: Balancing Act

In this episode, you can from NHS Providers analysis team including senior analysis manager Claire Helm about the developments in COVID-19 pressures, the impact of infection prevention measures, and what NHS trusts can expect in the coming months.

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Released: 11 February 2021

Episode 16 - Winter Watch: Questions with Amanda Pritchard

In this episode, NHS Providers director of communications Adam Brimelow and chief executive (2012-21) Chris Hopson speak with NHS England chief executive Amanda Pritchard on the past year, the legacy the NHS will hold, and her own personal message to health care workers.

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Released: 25 February 2021

Episode 17 - Winter Watch: The Impact

In the final episode of our 2020/21 NHS Winter Watch series we talk to our in-house analysis experts as we decipher the impact that Covid-19 has had on the NHS over the winter months.

We discuss the scale of comparison from previous winters, review critical care, and reflect on the great work of trusts leading us into the future.

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Recorded: 5 March 2021