Royal College of Physicians careful to say health system ‘pushed to its limit’ only in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Royal College of Physicians careful to say health system ‘pushed to its limit’ only in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

In the Guardian today: ‘Nearly two-thirds of doctors believe patient safety has deteriorated over the past year and nine out of 10 have experienced staff shortages, a survey of 1,500 NHS consultant physicians in England, Wales and Northern Ireland has revealed. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP), which carried out the study, said the results exposed a health system “pushed to its limit” in which doctors felt they could not deliver what was asked of them.’ https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/mar/12/patient-safety-getting-worse-say-two-thirds-of-nhs-doctors This is a…

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John Robertson
Royal College of Physicians careful to say health system ‘pushed to its limit’ only in England, Wales and Northern Ireland