NHSE/I declares a Level 4 National Incident
NHS England and Improvement
Declared on 30 January 2020. Further detail in letter on 2 March (separate entry)
The declaration of a Level 4 National Incident triggers what is later referred to as the 'first phase of the NHS’s preparation and response' to COVID-19.
NHSE/I letter – Covid-19 NHS preparedness and response
NHSE/I letter – Second phase of NHS response to Covid-19