More patients wait for longer as pressure on staff rises

Trueland, Jennifer
June 2014
Emergency Nurse;Jun2014, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p8
Academic Journal
The article discusses the report "Audit Scotland" which showed that rising demand from an ageing population compounded by workforce shortages and high vacancy rates is placing emergency department (ED) staff under extreme pressure. Topics discussed include the need to involve the healthcare sector in social care services, factors that have helped staff at Ninewells Hospital reached the target, and the view of health secretary Alex Neil on the issue.


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