Winter pressures

BLOG: An exhausted NHS workforce faces a second wave of COVID-19

BLOG: An exhausted NHS workforce faces a second wave of COVID-19

“Clinicians everywhere however are feeling incredibly worried about the next few weeks and months. There has been considerable learning from the first wave, but much of the focus has been on “what went well?” and “what should we continue to do?” rather than “what could we have done better?” and therein lies the problem. If we fail to learn from past experience, we risk repeating the sub-optimal practices of the past.”

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College warns of winter crisis impact on training

College warns of winter crisis impact on training

Professor Jackie Taylor, the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, has warned that the current winter crisis in the NHS could have a knock on effect on consultant numbers unless urgent action is taken now by the health service.

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Scottish Academy statement on winter pressures in the NHS

Scottish Academy statement on winter pressures in the NHS

The Scottish Academy recognises the current challenges faced across the NHS in Scotland – and more widely across the UK – this winter and would like to thank all those working in the NHS delivering the best possible care during these difficult times.

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