“I’m not going to get better, I’m just going to get worse,” says Daniel Bradbury.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) says the health system is “straining at the seams” and faces a “precarious” future. The England’s regulator’s annual report raised concerns about staff shortages, rising demand and the number of patients with preventable illnesses. It said so far the quality of NHS and council care has been maintained but warned […]
The number of patients who waited more than 12 hours at A&E units in Northern Ireland over Christmas almost tripled compared to the same period last year. A total of 928 patients waited longer than the 12-hour target waiting time at hospital emergency departments between 24 December 2017 and 1 January 2018. By contrast, 348 […]