IPA Responses to Headline News
Headline: 26% Increase In Patients In Emergency Departments Compared To Last Winter
IPA Response in Article:
"Stephen McMahon from the IPA says it's having a frightening impact on staff and the level of care they can give: "So the impact of this is the ED is overcrowded. "Patients can be head-to-toe on trolleys with staff having difficulty moving between them. "I had one phlebotomist - a person who takes bloods - who told me at the weekend she had to help someone up from the floor."
Tuesday 8 November 2022