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NHS could face a ‘winter of woe’ unless hospitals and local authorities tackle delayed discharges, says RCSThe Royal College of Surgeons has warned today that unless hospitals and local authorities work together to improve handover of patients and significantly reduce delayed transfers of care the NHS will struggle to free up enough hospital beds to cope with winter pressures.
Wed30Aug2017Freedom of Information requests of waiting times data in Wales made by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) have found that in March 2017 the number of patients waiting more than a year (52 weeks) for surgical treatment was 3,605 – a rise of over 400% in four years. In March 2013, 699 patients were waiting more than a year for treatment.
Tue15Aug2017Leading dentists have warned there is an urgent need to improve oral healthcare for older people. The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons estimates that across England, Wales and Northern Ireland at least 1.8 million people aged 65 and over have an urgent dental condition such as dental pain, oral sepsis (a dental infection that can lead to blood poisoning) or extensive decay in untreated teeth.