Adult emergency services: Acute medicine and emergency general surgery – LondonHealth Programmes – September 2011 reports

Posted on September 22, 2011. Filed under: Emergency Medicine, Health Mgmt Policy Planning, Surgery | Tags: |

Adult emergency services: Acute medicine and emergency general surgery – LondonHealth Programmes – September 2011 reports
 
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Adult emergency services: Commissioning standards 
 
Adult emergency services: Survey of current arrangements 
 
Media commentary:
 
BBC London hospitals: Hundreds die ‘due to weekend staffing’  – 21 Sept 2011
“Stark” differences in consultant hours at weekends were identified Hundreds of people die every year in London due to a lack of hospital consultants available at weekends, according to NHS London.

Guardian
Don’t go to A&E this weekend; you may die. The Patient from hell reads a report, which claims that 520 emergency patients die in London every year due to understaffed out-of-hours care

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