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COVID-19

Health Systems and Ethics

These searches copied from those provided by Barwon Health Library

PubMed - search for articles - surge planning for hospitals in pandemics. ** Note that this is not a comprehensive search as references may appear in other databases.

PubMed - search for articles - surge planning for hospitals - all disasters. ** Note that this is not a comprehensive search as references may appear in other databases.

PubMed - search for articles - field hospitals, pandemics. ** Note that this is not a comprehensive search as references may appear in other databases.

PubMed - search for articles - field hospitals, all disasters. ** Note that this is not a comprehensive search as references may appear in other databases.


Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT) aims to track and compare government responses to the coronavirus outbreak worldwide rigorously and consistently

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

NEJM Catalyst COVID-19 collection of articles, interviews and other resources

RAND Critical Care Surge Response Tool. An Excel-Based Model for Helping Hospitals Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis

Federal Healthcare Resilience Task Force.  Alternate Care Site (ACS) Toolkit [US] - 30 March 2020  use of facilities other than hospitals where care may be provided

WHO - Strengthening the Health Systems Response to COVID-19 

WHO - Hospital Readiness Checklist for COVID-19

CDC - COVID-19 Patient Impact & Hospital Capacity Module

Advisory Board - Top resources for COVID-19 readiness

NHS Employers - COVID-19 guidance for NHS workforce leaders

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine [US] - Crisis Standards of Care: Ten Years of Successes and Challenges – Proceedings of a Workshop - 2020

National Academy of Medicine - Duty to Plan: Health Care, Crisis Standards of Care, and Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 – 5 March 2020

Grattan Institute

Tackling coronavirus (COVID-10). Contributing to a global effort – OECD

Discipline and agility in a crisis  - The King's Fund - 6 May 2020

When a system breaks: a queuing theory model for the number of intensive care beds needed during the COVID-19 pandemic – MJA – 26 March 2020

Ethical dimensions of COVID-19 for frontline staff - Royal College of Physicians - 2 April 2020

Covid-19: Can France’s ethical support units help doctors make challenging decisions? - BMJ - 2 April 2020