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NHS England planning for extra winter pressures

Doctors have described life inside accident and emergency units as "always winter but never Christmas" and The College of Emergency Medicine has warned that this year could bring the "worst crisis on record".

Giles Dilnot reports from Leeds on how the NHS in England is preparing for the extra winter workload, as some medial staff fear being used a political football between the parties.

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  • 18 Nov 2013
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