Reducing winter pressures on the NHS


As the days get shorter and colder weather sinks in, the media has been awash with its usual smear of headlines questioning how the NHS will cope this upcoming winter. The NHS experiences winter pressures every year, as the rise in the number of people admitted to hospital leaves services at breaking point. However, despite planning for this spike in attendance, it remains ever difficult to manage the challenges that are faced and meet the growing patient demand.

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