Seven day NHS is possible only with more resources, say surgeonsBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4232 (Published 04 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4232
- Bryan Christie
Surgeons support the provision of a round the clock, consultant led service but have no confidence that it can be delivered within current staffing levels, shows a survey conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
The survey found that nearly three quarters of the more than 1000 college members who responded did not believe that a 24 hour a day, seven day a week service was possible without an increase in staff. …