Our NHS will treat 27,777 patients in the next hour
While costs increase, budgets tighten. Demand continues to intensify. Leaders in NHS Trusts
face top-down scrutiny and pressure to meet performance targets. And understaffing at
the frontline results in a constant challenge to recruit and retain a workforce – who are
themselves struggling to deal with the pressures.
There is also the need to work far more closely with social care and system partners - which
requires time, trust and resources.
Yet the priority is always going to be providing quality and effective care to everyone who needs it.