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COVID-19: mental health and wellbeing surveillance report

This is a routinely updated report about population mental health and wellbeing in England during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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This report is about population mental health and wellbeing in England during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes up-to-date information to inform policy, planning and commissioning in health and social care. It is designed to assist stakeholders at national and local level, in both government and non-government sectors.

The report is regularly updated with the most recent information available. It is split into chapters to enable users to go directly to the section(s) of most interest. It follows a standard structure, to enable regular and easy use.

A Spotlight section describing a different aspect of inequality will be added regularly. The old spotlights will remain available.

The Wider Impacts of COVID-19 on Health (WICH) monitoring tool now includes further breakdowns of some of the weekly data presented in this report.

We would like to express our thanks to partners without whom, this work would not have been possible.

Published 8 September 2020
Last updated 17 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated data to week 46 and new pre-existing mental health conditions spotlight.

  2. All relevant chapters updated. Academic studies included up to 4 September 2020; weekly data may be more recent.

  3. First published.