DAUK on BBC Newsnight: the whole system is broken

The winter crisis in the NHS is only set to get worse, as doctors across the UK continually express their concern about keeping patients safe under such pressured conditions. Bed pressures, compounded by a lack of social care, are leading to longer waits in A&E, with more patients waiting over 12 hours for a bed. This dire situation has meant that now urgent operations, including for cancer, are being cancelled. Dr Jenny Vaughan DAUK’s Law and Policy Lead speaks to BBC Newsnight.

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DAUK Co-Founder Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden writes for The Metro If we don’t start looking after our doctors there will be no one to care for our patients

The Doctors’ Association UK Co-Founder Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden writes for Metro on how the NHS has changed over the past 10 years and what the impact has been on doctors. Sammy cites the blame culture, the pension tax, the junior doctor contract as key causes of rock bottom morale. She also warns that doctors maybe suffering from ‘moral injury’.

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