Tag: intensive care
The NHS is in “gridlock”, with hospitals across the country being forced to declare that they have reached the highest level of emergency because of flu and other winter viruses. Britain’s most senior accident and emergency doctor said that four weeks of intense pressures had left casualty departments “overwhelmed” with patients. He said desperately sick […]
Posted: January 17th, 2011 under Accident & Emergencies, Doctors, NHS Deaths, swine flu, Uncategorized.
Tags: Accident and Emergency, black alert, intensive care, NHS Deaths, nhs waiting times, Patients' Association, swine flu
Intensive care bed experts believe there will not be more intensive care beds as health budgets shrink. The relatively low number of intensive care beds in UK hospitals means it is poorly prepared for major disasters, a report in the Lancet says. Critical care experts say there may be as few as 3.5 intensive care […]