Improving patient flow is an important priority

01 June 2018

 

Responding to the Winter Flow report by RCEM, NHS Providers head of analysis, Phillippa Hentsch, said:

 "These findings reflect the unprecedented pressures we saw last winter, not just in A&E but right across health and social care.

"There are not enough staff, ambulances, community and mental health capacity or hospital beds to cope.

There are not enough staff, ambulances, community and mental health capacity or hospital beds to cope.


"Improving patient flow so people receive appropriate care without delay during treatment and recovery, not just in hospital but right across health and social care, is an important priority.

"NHS trusts are working hard to deliver this."

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