Posts Tagged ‘Winter pressures’

House of Commons data briefing reveals true extent of winter pressures in 2017/2018

The NHS winter pressures in England in 2017/18 were the most intense on record, according to a House of Commons Library briefing. The briefing summarise...

New figures show NHS in “precarious position” to meet demands of next three months

Winter has hardly started for the NHS despite the apparent crisis and release of more damning statistics. This is the conclusion of one leading health e...

NHS England tells trusts to defer elective work and concentrate on the front door

NHS England has told hospitals to delay elective procedures and routine outpatient appointments to concentrate on emergency care. Up to 55,000 non-urgen...

AMRC launches guidance on how to cope with NHS winter pressures

New guidance has been issued to clinicians and hospital managers about the best way to cope with the additional pressures caused by the colder weather. ...

NHS trusts already full at the start of winter despite NHS England planning

NHS England data shows that trusts are already under significant pressure at the start of the winter period. The figures also show that hospitals in Eng...