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Suzanne Mason: Corridor medicine could help with ambulance handover delays

Professor Suzanne Mason on corridor care, demand management, patient handovers and an urgent and emergency care system on the brink.

23 November 2022

Could 'corridor medicine' in emergency departments help with ambulance handover delays? Suzanne Mason, a professor in emergency medicine, believes so. In this episode she discusses the changes needed to treat an ailing urgent and emergency care system ahead of an NHS England review. She shares her view on NHS 111, demand management and how resources might be used to better effect.

Sue, who is a professor at the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research, has authored a forthcoming report for the NHS Confederation setting out recommendations to improve urgent and emergency care. 

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