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Ambulance service facing 'terrifying' levels of risk, says trust chief

2021-01-22T08:13:00+00:00By

The chief executive of a small acute trust has described the “terrifying situation” faced by ambulance crews and hospital staff in trying to provide adequate emergency care as coronavirus threatens to overwhelm the local NHS services.

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Exclusive: Critically-ill covid patients moved between hospitals in record numbers

2021-01-22T10:28:00+00:00By

The number of critically ill covid-19 patients being transferred between hospitals under pressure from the third wave of the pandemic is on course to hit a record high in January, HSJ can reveal.

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22 Jan update: Number of covid hospital patients falls by over 1,000 in three days

2021-01-22T07:00:00+00:00By ,

The number of covid positive patients in English hospitals has fallen by 1,101 over the last three days, strongly suggesting that the third wave which has been overwhelming parts of the NHS has peaked.