Sunak meets with health officials to address the NHS crisis

MADRID, 7 Jan. (.) –

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, will meet this Saturday with those responsible for public health and with experts from the health sector in order to improve the National Health Service (NHS), immersed for weeks in deep crisis.

The call for the British ‘premier’ will focus on addressing social assistance and delays in patient discharge, urgent and emergency care, as well as elective care and primary care, as Downing has detailed in a statement Street.

“As the Prime Minister made clear this week, easing the immediate pressures (the recent rise in COVID-19 and flu cases) while also focusing on the long-term improvement of the NHS is one of his key promises,” he said. asserted a UK government spokesman.

“That’s why we’re bringing together the best minds from the health and care sectors to help share insights and practical solutions so we can address the most crucial challenges, like delayed discharge and emergency care,” has added.

Regarding the improvement of the capacity of the NHS, the British Executive has assured that it has allocated an additional 500 million pounds (567 million euros) to speed up hospital discharge this winter, in addition to increasing the capacity of beds by 7,000 more.

Sunak’s call takes place after the health workers have succumbed to a multitude of strikes in recent weeks in which they have expressed their discomfort with the operation of the National Health System.

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