NHS doctor: ‘We are appalled by our own care’

Full story from Sky News, 3 January 2018

A London doctor tells Sky News what it is like to work in an overstretched NHS hospital where he says medics are desperately trying to treat hundreds of patients with not enough space to do so.

Working as a senior doctor in an A&E department this winter means one very simple thing: providing care to more people than we have the resources or capacity to treat.

It does not require a brain surgeon to work out that we cannot look after you on a trolley in a corridor as well as we could in a specifically designed patient area.