Despite intensive planning and pledges of extra money, hospitals in England may struggle to cope this winter, according to an NHS Providers report
NHS Providers, which represents NHS trusts, issued a warning after initiatives to relieve the pressure on ‘hard-pressed’ hospitals failed to improve performance over the summer. The organisation highlighted a lack of progress on delayed discharges, bed occupancy rates and the proportion of patients being admitted or discharged in four hours.
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