TITLE

More patients wait for longer as pressure on staff rises

AUTHOR(S)
Trueland, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Emergency Nurse;Jun2014, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
96327632

 

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