Covid-19: Omicron is “battering” the NHS and causing “untold suffering” for patients, say doctorsBMJ 2022; 376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o45 (Published 10 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o45
- Elisabeth Mahase
- The BMJ
The government must provide a “thorough plan,” with funding to match, to tackle the NHS backlog, as nearly two thirds of doctors report the spread of omicron has caused a dramatic slowdown in the provision of non-urgent care, the BMA has said.
Millions of patients are being left in “untold suffering,” the association has warned. A survey of 5732 doctors found that 97% were concerned about the NHS’s ability to deliver …