When did it all go so wrong? It’s still dark on the long drive home from the night shift. It might be freezing but all my windows are down, in…
Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden DAUK President reacts to NHS England consultation on 4 hour A&E target, "Doctors have repeatedly told us of dire working conditions on the frontline. NHS staff are working themselves into the ground to keep patients safe during the worst winter on record. We must ensure that this move is not an attempt to deflect accountability for spiralling wait times in Emergency Departments as a result of years of under-resourcing.”
DAUK President Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden spoke to RTUK about our survey on doctors wanting to leave the NHS
"Just a few months ago, doctors and nurses were being called NHS heroes. There was clapping every week. And all of a sudden all of that has just seemingly been forgotten. And I think many doctors and nurses feel very abandoned by the government's decision."
Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden DAUK President warns the All Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus that we are heading into a mental health crisis in the NHS. DAUK urged the APPG to ensure that staff were adequately supported and valued before heading into a potential second wave.