12 December

Winter always tends to tackle the health of the public. With consistent low temperatures, flu, and viruses affect the nation. Due to the increase in illnesses, the NHS suffers also. With A&E already under struggle, the winter fluctuates the admissions of patients, causing severe problems.

For this reason, the NHS has launched its ‘NHS Winter Project’ which monitors the 4 hour wait target for A&E, and allows anyone to check their local hospital statistics.

The aim for the project is to allow patients to understand the pressure of each hospital and the number of patients they receive. This way patients can also decide what hospital they attend based on the hospitals rates.

Sarah Pinto-Duschinsky, director of operations and delivery for NHS England, said: “The NHS is pulling out all the stops, with local hospitals, ambulances, GPs, home health services and local councils all working hard to open extra beds and seven-day services using the extra winter funding.” [1]

It has been examined that the main issues have developed from the increase in the number of attendances and emergency admissions. Some patients do not need to use A&E, but also some cases are too severe for them to help.

Due to the extreme pressures on the hospitals, In England £700m has been given to the NHS to help during the winter season.

Make sure to wrap up this winter, and take care of your health.
If you have experienced any of these issues, or extended waiting times, please let us know.

 

[1] Triggle, N. (2014). Hospitals struggling as winter hits. BBC News. Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-30433575 [Accessed 12 Dec. 2014].

Register with us today for our latest roles

Here at Primary Care Professionals we understand that your days are busy so finding the time to search for that new role can be tough. Register with us today with your details along with your CV and we do the leg work of searching for your perfect role so you don’t have to. When we find the latest jobs that are tailored to you we will send you the details direct, putting you forward for only the best roles.

Register Now

Got some questions you want to discuss?

We have a dedicated team on the phones to answer any questions or just talk through what your looking for if you prefer a more personal touch. Arrange a call back from one of our knowledgeable team members and we will get you into your new role as soon as possible.

This field is required
This field is required
This field is required

Be kept in the know of our latest jobs.

We know your time is precious and checking latest job boards regularly can quickly fall down the priority list. How about you let us do all the leg work and send you all our latest roles from across the country directly into your inbox on a monthly basis. Its as easy as registering your name and email address and we take care of the rest. Register today with nothing to lose and the perfect new role to gain.

This field is required
This field is required
This field is required

Register for jobs now…

Please fill out the form before with your Name, Email and Telephone number along with your CV and we will personally search our database and send you our latest jobs that are tailored for you. So we do all the leg work.

×