IHE website: Build back fairer: The Covid-19 Marmot review This report from the Institute of Health Equity examines inequalities in Covid-19 mortality, focusing on ethnic minorities and certain occupations as well as paying continued attention to the socio-economic gradient in health. It shows the effects that the pandemic, and the societal response to contain the pandemic, have had on social and economic inequalities, their effects on mental and physical health, and their likely effects on health inequalities in the future.
NHE website: Urgent action called for to drive down surgical site infection rates A report has led to calls for urgent action to reduce the potentially devastating impact of surgical site infections (SSIs) in the UK. The report, launched by medical solutions company Mölnlycke with support and contributions from clinical experts, provides the fullest possible picture of SSI rates currently available. It details the impact they have on patients and the NHS, and profiles perspectives and best practice recommendations from clinicians working on the frontline of infection prevention.