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Pressure on NHS intensive care at highest level since 2010 swine flu pandemic, senior doctors warn | The Independent

Two-thirds of hospital trusts have experienced at least one day over the winter period with no capacity

Pressures in intensive care units are at their highest level since the 2010 swine flu pandemic,with wards regularly having no spare beds, senior doctors have warned.

Figures reported by the NHS this winter show that two-thirds of hospital trusts have experienced at least one day over the winter period with no beds at all.

Eleven trusts – which can include several hospitals in each – have had no intensive care beds for at least half of the days since 20 November.

While national average figures suggest occupancy is at 85 per cent, senior critical care doctors told The Independent the statistics do not tell the whole story and pressures are at their worst for eight years.

 

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Sorgente: Pressure on NHS intensive care at highest level since 2010 swine flu pandemic, senior doctors warn | The Independent

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