Is now the winter of our discontent? Exploring seasonal pressure on the NHS

Alistair Quaile
November 2017

Winter is near and the media shall soon begin its yearly forewarnings of undue strain that the season brings upon the NHS. In this news feature, Alistair Quaile examines whether these warnings are genuine or mere hyperbole, and considers the causes of winter pressure, as well as what the NHS can do to combat these seasonal demands.

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