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What’s going on in our hospitals? – Stuart McDonald dives into the latest data.

Stuart McDonald is lucid, generous and understands how to use social media. He has kept his powder dry over the safer months of summer, but now the winter chill is upon us, he is back turning data into the insights … Continue reading

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“Are we experiencing a second wave?” – asks Stuart McDonald

  By Stuart McDonald for                                                                       … Continue reading

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“Pandemics are catalysts for change- #buildbackbetter” (Stuart McDonald)

In his most confident thread yet, Stuart McDonald (@actuarybyday) looks again at the weekly data provided by ICNARC and focusses on two key issues, the particular impact on British BAME communities and the statistical congruence between high levels of poverty … Continue reading

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Stanford’s Contrasting Fatality Estimates

Stuart and Matthew   “Estimating the Global Infection Fatality Rate of COVID-19” – Grewelle, De Leo The authors have sought to provide a first estimate of the global IFR using a novel method and data from multiple countries. It seems … Continue reading

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Stuart McDonald updates us on Icnarc and CV-19

  Latest @ICNARC report was released last night. Here’s a summary on behalf of @ICS_updates and @COVID19actuary, with thanks to @NicolaMedical for holding virtual pen last week. Update includes 449 new patients (8,699 total); 717 new outcomes (6,860 total). Full … Continue reading

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Is the UK institutionally ageist?

This week we hear that numbers in England and Wales dying in care homes is exceeding those in hospital. In March Government told these homes the risk of death in homes was “most unlikely”. How did it come to this? … Continue reading

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Stuart McDonald on who’s catching the virus (part 2)

Stuart’s first tweet thread on the ICNARC data can be read here.  This is part two and it’s co-morbid. The latest @ICNARC report is out. Let’s see if I can do a summary which is both jargon-free and typo-free this … Continue reading

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A library of COVID-19 actuarial responses

When I posted this library,  the actuaries who’ve blogged had no central library of their work. So I published their articles on my blog and curated them here. All the articles they’ve written have also been published on linked in  … Continue reading

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So what is a Coronavirus?

In the second paper shared by the C19 Group, Nicola Oliver tells us what Coronaviruses are and how they can be deadly. She explains why they impact in different ways. Thanks to Nicola and Stuart and other members of the … Continue reading

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