Magazine
Latest Issue

NHS crisis: Not a hospital problem but a community one

Health is affected by many factors

A relative of mine in Chesterfield received excellent care from both the NHS and social care at the height of the winter pressures earlier this year. She and her family were treated with expertise, compassion and dignity. It reminded me that these services require good organisation and adequate resources; but they also need good people.

I don’t imagine much more can be done to prepare for winter at this stage. Despite the best efforts, NHS friends predict that there will be a crisis in the next few months,…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect