Covid-19 Our leadership support and analysis on Covid-19 (coronavirus) Content Type Viewing: Our work Our work Publications Projects Blog posts Events Multimedia Press releases Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Long read Deaths from Covid-19 (coronavirus): how are they counted and what do they show? Veena Raleigh examines the methods being used to count deaths from Covid-19 and discusses what the numbers to date show. Audio Covid-19, racism and the roots of health inequality How is Covid-19 repeating patterns of existing health inequalities? What factors are driving the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on the health of ethnic minority populations? Helen McKenna sits down with Natalie Creary from Black Thrive and James Nazroo from the University of Manchester. Covid-19: transition and recovery As people come to terms with the impact of Covid-19, we can support you in the following ways. Active project Leading through Covid-19: supporting health and care leaders in unprecedented times The health and care system is facing a huge challenge, placing enormous pressure on health and care staff with unprecedented demands on leaders, wherever they work. We want to know how we can help health and care leaders during the Covid-19 crisis. Active project Covid-19 and the public health system The King’s Fund, in partnership with the Health Foundation, is undertaking this project to explore the local response to and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Online event Digital transformation and Covid-19: implementing quality standards and solutions Press release Long waits for care set to continue for many months to come: The King's Fund comments on monthly performance data Gbemi Babalola, Senior Analyst at The King’s Fund, comments on the monthly performance data on accident and emergency, referral to treatment and diagnostics. Article How to do ‘learning’ in practice How can leaders enable the development of a learning culture? Here, we share four tips for learning from the experiences of the first months of Covid-19. (4-minute read) Blog Reflections on organisational development during Covid-19: restoring purpose and driving change Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, staff at The King’s Fund have been hearing from alumni of our Advanced Organisational Development (OD) programme. In this blog, Sally Hulks reflects on the conversations and the implications for the future of OD. The importance of psychological safety: Amy Edmondson We spoke to Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, about the importance of psychological safety in health and care. Blog What is Covid-19 revealing about innovation in the NHS? Innovation in the NHS has historically been notoriously slow. Ben Collins considers how the Covid-19 pandemic has allowed the system and its staff to go further and faster, and what this might mean for the future. Press release England has highest excess death rate: The King’s Fund responds to ONS international comparisons of mortality data Dr Veena Raleigh, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, responds to the ONS comparisons of mortality between European countries and regions, January to June 2020. Press release ‘Another interim stop-gap’: The King’s Fund response to NHS People Plan 20/21 Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Organisational Development at The King’s Fund, comments on the expected NHS People Plan and related government announcements. Video The role of pharmacists during Covid-19: Nadia Bukhari We spoke to Nadia Bukhari, Academic Pharmacist, UCL, about the role of pharmacists during Covid-19. Article Coping with divergence: opening up, but not for all Health and care staff are experiencing a range of emotions as lockdown lifts. How can leaders support staff through this next phase of the Covid-19 pandemic? Press release The King's Fund responds to £3 billion NHS funding boost Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst at The King’s Fund, comments on the £3 billion NHS funding boost announced by the Prime Minister. Article Responding in a crisis: reflections of a director of public health Responding to the Covid-19 crisis has been a cycle of understanding, reviewing, adapting, taking action – and starting again. How can leaders respond to this challenge? Video Leading across the social care system during Covid-19: Sharon Allen We spoke to Sharon Allen, Chief Executive at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, about how they've been managing across the system during the pandemic. Press release 'Patients can unfortunately expect long waits for care to continue': The King's Fund comments on patient surveys and performance data Today sees the publication of monthly hospital performance data and the GP Patient Survey 2020 results, revealing significant challenges ahead for the health service. Our experts say patients ‘can unfortunately expect long waits for care to continue’ and we need ‘honest conversations with patients and the public about what they can realistically expect’. Article ‘The most difficult thing I have done in my life’: reflections on leading through Covid-19 Health services have changed beyond recognition in response to the Covid-19 crisis. How do we capture the learning from these changes? Blog Mental health care in the time of Covid-19 Helen Gilburt reflects on the experiences of staff and people with mental health problems during the first months of Covid-19 and urges mental health services to learn from those experiences to plan for the future. Video Leadership and social justice in social care: James Bullion We spoke with James Bullion, President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), about leadership and social justice in social care. Article Leading in isolation during Covid-19 Lesley Flatley reflects on her experiences of leading in isolation, as a manager in an independent care home, during the Covid-19 crisis. Press release 'Lessons must be learnt' as ONS reveal tragic death toll among care staff Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Organisational Development at The King’s Fund, comments on the latest ONS figures on Covid-19 deaths by occupation.