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Dec 2020

Section: Medical Negligence

Royal college warns of NHS ‘workforce disaster’ which threatens a million operations and could cost lives

With nine out of ten hospitals reporting at least one vacancy, over a million operations could be delayed due to widespread shortages of anaesthetists in the NHS. More than 140,000 NHS patients have already waited over a year for treatment due to the pandemic, and the Health Foundation have warned that 4.7 million fewer patients…

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