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Why hospitals are under so much pressure

Hospitals are under more pressure than ever. But why? And why is winter so difficult?

The ageing population is certainly a factor. But so is the availability of care and support in the community.

Nick Triggle explains the various factors behind the mounting problems the NHS is facing.

  • 10 Dec 2015
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