Acute Pressures on the NHS – Managing through a perfect storm

In this Briefing Paper we examine the current bed and financial pressures affecting NHS acute hospitals over the winter 2016/17.     An initial international comparison could lead to the conclusion that the NHS is simply not generously provided with bed capacity.   However, a deeper analysis suggests that this is not the core issue.   Instead what we find is a perfect storm.

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