Labour blames coalition cuts for huge increase in A&E patient numbers

Labour blames coalition cuts for huge increase in A&E patient numbers
 

The number of extra people seeking accident and emergency care has increased almost 10-fold under the coalition because the government has made major mistakes with the NHS, Labour has said.
The party will revealon Wednesday that a House of Commons library analysis shows that while total A&E attendances in England rose by 64,000 during its last four years in power, arrivals at emergency departments increased by 595,000 people during the coalition’s’s first four years in office – 930% more than under Labour.
In a Commons debate on the growing pressure on A&E units, Labour will blame... read more

 
21 January 2015 in Politics, Views: 26
Source: Guardian
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