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clinics under massive pressure, reported in December, with one in five A& E patients waiting over four hours.
A Central Problem is a lack of beds on the wards seems to be.
Nearly 100,000 sickest patients were forced to spend More Than four hours on trolleys in the corridors after their time could not be found in the A& E in the beds.
the delays caused by the introduction of outpatient clinics were.
the Royal College of Emergency Medicine President Dr. Katherine Henderson, said of the battle: "The NHS in order to escape its spiral of decline.
"That was a miserable Christmas for many patients and employees alike. "
NHS medical Director Prof Stephen Powis said that she was engaged in a "very" period, in the cell of a previous outbreak of the flu in previous winters.
He said the health service was to recruit, to ease the search of employees and the opening of more beds in The Future .
to relieve, In the meantime, hospitals have been forced to emergency-steps.
Many of the routine operations moved to try to free up space.
And some hospitals have even had to introduce emergency protocols and re-route ambulances to other nearby services.25 Hours waiting for a bed'
He had to blow a chest infection and a suspected gall -, Problem - and this came just over a month after a serious bowel cancer operation.
He spent up to 25 Hours waiting for a bed.
Mr Newton said he was "flabbergasted" by what he saw.
At a point about 20 trolleys waited in the hallway, with queues of ambulances outside A& E.
"It's a complete mess. This can not continue. Something must be done about it," Mr Newton said.How bad has it been?
December was certainly the worst month since the four-hour target was introduced in 2004.
79. 8% of patients spent less than four hours in A& E and below the 95% target.
But the problems, the E do not wait in the emergency supply is limited to A&.
The Number of patients required to be admitted to the Station and faced long delays, a new worst level meets.
There were 98,500 patient, the wait before a so-called "trolley," for four hours.
This is almost a quarter of the patients needed to be admitted.
"trolley waits" can be, in the corridors or temporary waiting area, either in A& E, or just outside of it.
patients who are admitted are often the sickest of the people who have been missed at A& E.
The waiting time targets for cancer treatment and routine operations such as knee and hip replacements, also.What is The Cause of the pressure?
There are a variety of reasons behind the problems.
He said, it is mainly a combination of elderly and children that seemed to have been hit particularly hard by the flu and respiratory diseases.
But the figures also show, include, vomiting, The Number of beds closed, and diarrhea outbreaks More Than 60% compared to last year, with 760 beds, on average, every day in the last month, almost 1% of the bed supply is lost.
Prof Harrison also said that the social care in the community, leaving hospitals to discharge patients seemed to have, More Than last year.
"safety is our top priority. There is a significant pressure, not only in this hospital But in the whole of the NHS system as a whole," he said.
In the last days of Hywel Dda health board, which is responsible for services in West Wales , said it had. to cancel planned surgery on A Number of local hospitals because of the "difficult" situation
not for publication in the four-hour performance figures for December, the Welsh Government until later in the month.
Scotland-figures for the festive season are not yet available, But the November was one of the worst months on record.
While A& E departments have remained during the current strikes in the second round took place This Week , it was reported that the fighting, sick at home to discharge patients quickly enough.
And this has a knock-on effect, leading to delays in the admission of patients.
According to the latest figures, which date back to September, one third of patients waited longer than four hours in A& E, which was twice as bad as The Situation in England and Scotland in this month.