Despite the Herculean efforts of
frontline NHS staff, residents are reporting a worryingly sharp decline in the
quality of care being administered by our local health services.
Things already look worse than
last year and we’ve not even reached the winter pinch points. In August, 1,095
people waited more than four hours in A&E; up by 308 on the same month last
Similarly, in July, 14% of
patients waited a week or more for an appointment with a GP or Practice Nurse;