Poor political choices have resulted in unprecedented pressure and stress on an overstretched workforce
There is a national emergency in England that is causing harm, indignity and stress to patients and destroying nurses’ morale. Rather than increasing the availability of hospital beds, successive governments have reduced bed numbers and closed emergency departments (EDs), replacing them with efficiency savings and the promise of increasing productivity.
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