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Winter pressures in the NHS minutes of evidence Thursday 17 February 2000. by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Health Committee.

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


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Series[HC]. [1999-2000] -- 266-i
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Open LibraryOL18558069M
ISBN 100102281009
OCLC/WorldCa45473263

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winter in the UK and is a key factor in NHS winter pressures. It impacts on patients, particularly at-risk groups, including people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, leading to unplanned hospital admissions. Australia experienced the largest flu outbreak in around 20 years and it also started earlier than ://   The winter pressures on the NHS and how the NHS is coping with the increased demand is a favourite question and very topical this time of year that might come up at your medical school interview. Whether your interview is a panel or an MMI circuit, questions regarding the NHS and the challenges it faces, are often asked during :// The NHS and a perfect storm of winter pressures – Across the health service, trusts and GP practices are almost certain to endure the most pressurised winter on record. – Pressures in the NHS were worse over the summer than even the BMA’s worst-case projections, meaning services have experienced no respite 1 day ago  The funding will support the Welsh NHS in preparing for the anticipated pressures that winter usually brings, alongside the added strain this year of a potential second wave of ://

Winter hospital bed pressures 16/12/ • John Appleby Report Kicking off a new data series on winter pressures, John Appleby presents the findings of a new analysis of bed occupancy levels from NHS   The NHS is once again hitting the headlines, with many hospitals on ‘black alert’ and a large number of elective operations being postponed to reduce the extreme pressure on services over this winter period - referred to in the media as a ‘winter crisis’. Winter is the busiest time of year for the NHS. The cold weather, coupled with illnesses such as flu, mean hospitals tend to see a rise in the number of frail and vulnerable :// In this report we explore what effect winter pressures have had on NHS acute care over the last five winters (with –15 being the most recent). The report uses publicly available data to assess winter pressures and their impact. A list of the data sources used is included at the end of the report. All cited references are available as :// //