Warning of 'eternal winter' for NHS as A&E performance slumps

Warning of 'eternal winter' for NHS as A&E performance slumps
 

Dr Mark Holland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said the days when summer used to provide a respite for busy emergency departments have now gone, and instead the NHS faces an "eternal winter".
The NHS was now "on its knees" and a major increase in hospital admissions due to flu or the sickness bug norovirus could lead to collapse, he added.
Dr Holland spoke out as new figures show that w aiting times in A&E units this summer have been worse than for most winters for over a decade.
One in 10 patients waited for more than four hours in A&E during... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 27
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