High level summaries of key studies and emerging evidence, reviewed regularly and updated as soon as new evidence and information is published.
A rapid review outlining the available evidence on a discrete topic or question relating to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence includes grey and peer review literature.
Recently published or updated
- Emerging variants (PDF 147 KB)
- Chest pain or dyspnoea following COVID-19 vaccination (PDF 253 KB)
- Cardiac investigations and elective surgery post-COVID-19 (PDF 116 KB)
- Breathlessness post COVID-19 (PDF 225 KB)
Risk monitoring dashboard
A dashboard focusing on transmission risk in healthcare settings. The dashboard brings together data on cases, clusters, the public health response, and the impact of COVID-19 on the workforce. An expert panel reviews the dashboard and assigns a risk rating. For details on infection prevention and control recommendations, please refer to the CEC framework. Please note, the dashboard will be updated on a fortnightly basis from 18 May 2022.
A summary of new evidence and reports from international sources. From 27 May, the digest will be produced on a weekly basis.
Subscribe to the evidence digest by emailing NSWH-CriticalIntelligenceUnit@health.nsw.gov.au
The COVID-19 Monitor provides a snapshot of topical data and graphs – drawn from international and national sources. The content changes in line with emerging themes and current areas of debate and discussion.
About the CIU
The NSW Health Critical Intelligence Unit provides rapid, evidence-based insights during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its operations focus on systems intelligence, clinical intelligence and evidence integration.
If you have a question or would like to contact the Critical Intelligence Unit please email: NSWH-CriticalIntelligenceUnit@health.nsw.gov.au
Enquiries from journalists please email: ACI-Media@health.nsw.gov.au