A&E success ‘not sustainable’

A&E departments are struggling to sustain improvements to waiting times because of NHS deficits, the British Medical Association (BMA) warns.

A BMA survey of doctors blamed a lack of inpatient beds, along with staff shortages and inappropriate demand from people with minor complaints.

A third of doctors surveyed said data was manipulated to ensure government targets were met.

BBC NEWS | Health | A&E success ‘not sustainable’

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