11 Nov 2021

NHS leaders call for urgent extra support for social care

In an exclusive for the Guardian, research from the NHS Confederation reveals healthcare leaders are warning of unsustainable pressures on NHS services and are concerned that lack of staffing within the NHS was putting patient safety and care at risk.

The article reports that "The most endorsed recommendation by health leaders in the NHS Confederation poll was for ministers to provide urgent extra support for social care." Investment in care services could ease hospital discharge processes and ease pressure on the NHS.

Read the article.

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