NHS facing a 'tsunami' of patients in A&E departments, experts warn

NHS facing a 'tsunami' of patients in A&E departments, experts warn
 

Experts said that the NHS has reached a "tipping point" where it cannot close any more beds.
At a conference on the difficulties facing the urgent and emergency care system in the NHS in England, Dr Chris Moulton, vice president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM), suggested that the country needs at least 20 more hospitals to cope with rising demand.
Meanwhile, NHS England medical director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh highlighted the rising tide of patients going to A&E.
"We have got growing demand. Over the last decade the number of people visiting our... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional West, Views: 30
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