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Rip off the sticking plaster now: Enabling the local implementation of sustainable urgent and emergency care models in 2015/16

21 / 04 / 2015

Without immediate action, the NHS is set for a winter crisis in 2015/16. NHS organisations need to take rapid action now if we are to implement solutions that will prevent this from happening. Planning and policy guidance have been issued in disparate documents across a number of months, and have been affected by the electoral cycle.

This report collates the guidance and urges immediate action from NHS organisations, national bodies and the incoming Government. We need to rip off the sticking plaster that covers emergency care systems now – winter is coming and we must be prepared

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