3 Jan 2023

NHS facing ‘unprecedented challenge’ – as strikes continue across UK

Health and Social Care Editor

The mounting pressures on the NHS have become an “unprecedented challenge”, Downing Street has admitted – pinning much of the blame on the pandemic.

But health experts say the Covid crisis simply made a bad situation worse – from staff shortages to the surge in demand for ambulances and beds.

They’re urging the Government to take immediate action – warning the situation across the NHS has become unsustainable.