This infographic draws on evidence from longitudinal population studies to show how COVID-19 widened existing healthcare access inequalities in the UK for women and people with chronic illnesses, disabilities or multimorbidities.
This infographic draws on evidence from longitudinal population studies to show how UK school closures during the first COVID-19 lockdown affected primary and secondary level schoolchildren.
This briefing note draws together key findings from multiple UK longitudinal population studies over the last year highlighting the impacts of the pandemic on specific groups of people, and outlining policy and research priorities to help address these in the short- and long-term.
CLOSER contributed to this POSTnote which summarises the key findings from research, highlights the groups most affected and their mental health outcomes, and the limitations of current knowledge. It also discusses policy approaches to protect mental health and how healthcare services can adapt to improve outcomes.
CLOSER’s written evidence submission to the Education Committee’s Home Education inquiry surfaced research from UK longitudinal studies on the impact of COVID-19 on home schooling on children and parents, and recommends additional measures required to mitigate any negative impacts.
Summary of initial findings from the UK’s longitudinal population studies on the impacts of the pandemic on a range of areas (including employment, education, and mental health) and specific groups of people.
Summary of the initial response by the longitudinal research community to the COVID-19 pandemic, at a national and regional level.