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NHS patients at risk as ICUs routinely understaffed, doctors warn – The Guardian

Exclusive: Four out of five UK intensive care consultants say their unit is stretched by shortage of doctors and nurses



NHS intensive care units, which have played a vital role in the Covid-19 crisis, are so routinely understaffed patients are at risk of poor care, doctors working in them warn today.
Four out of five intensive care consultants believe shortages of doctors and nurses has left their unit too stretched to provide the best possible treatment to people receiving life or death care need.
The unprecedented demands Covid placed on ICU staff means that one in seven of the NHSs 2,500 intensive care consultants…

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