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The NHS is having its worst winter ever – and the reasons run much deeper than COVID

Posted on 26 January 2022

Peter Sivey writes for The Conversation

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The NHS is going through the worst winter crisis since records began, with waiting times for ambulances, in A&E departments and for elective surgery all longer than ever, leaving thousands of patients suffering in pain and discomfort. Ask most people what the reason is, and they’ll give you a short answer: COVID. But this isn’t accurate. Read more