• 10/10/2019 • Sarah Scobie
With new performance statistics laying bare the stark pressures facing the NHS and their impact on patients, Sarah Scobie takes a closer look at the health service’s September struggles.
There is a risk that we lose sight of these problems as Brexit distracts us, or become numbed as we forget the last time targets were met.
Those in charge of the NHS must answer the big question of whether it is going to start actually meeting its commitments, or scrap and replace them.
A briefing examining the real reasons behind England's A&E ‘crisis’ has warned that the emphasis on the totemic target of deciding on whether to admit patients within four hours has become disproportionate.