Ben Clover is a Nursing Times and HSJ reporter. His focus for HSJ is on acute providers (Foundation Trusts and Trusts) and community services, while on Nursing Times Ben reports on infection control, long term conditions (including allergy, asthma, diabetes, dermatology and COPD) and district & community nursing.
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A major London hospital has highlighted “real concerns” that it will have a “severe shortage” of nurses over the next 12 months due to a reduction in student places in the capital.
Pressure on accident and emergency departments has seen a large increase in the number of hospital trusts reporting patients waiting more than 12 hours to be admitted, analysis of Department of Health data has found.
The health secretary has promised the public there will be “a single version of the truth” about hospital performance
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