Table 1

Hospital demographics

LocationTypeMonthly attendance January 2020 *15 Monthly attendance March 2020 *15 Exceeded critical care capacity
East EnglandTeaching hospital11 000–12 0008000–9000Yes
East EnglandTeaching hospital9000–10 0007000–8000No
LondonDGH12 000–13 0009000–10 000Yes
LondonDGH7000–80006000–7000Yes
LondonTeaching hospital13 000–14 0009000–10 000Yes
North West EnglandDGH5000–60004000–5000Yes
South West EnglandTeaching hospital8000–90006000–7000No
  • *These figures are trust wide; we interviewed site-based clinical leads. Ranges given to preserve anonymity.

  • DGH, district general hospital.