The UK has 66 million residents [21]. Healthcare is publicly funded through general taxation and provided free at point of delivery by the National Health Service. The gross domestic product (GDP) is $42,962 per capita [22], of which 9.6% ($3,859) is spent on healthcare [23]. The UK has 2.8 physicians and 8.2 nurses and midwifes per 1,000 people [24,25]. The first documented case of Covid-19 was on 29th January 2020 and a national lockdown was initiated on 23rd March 2020 that introduced workplace, public space and school closures. In order to increase clinical capacity measures were taken including the cessation of elective services, redeployment of staff, reconfiguration of hospitals and establishment of a series of temporary ‘Nightingale’ hospitals. As of 11 July 2020 the UK has had 288,133 Covid-19 infections and 44,650 related deaths [26].

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