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Our Science and Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty reports on the Royal College of Physicians evidence which has warned emergency care at hospitals is on the brink of collapse.
Clinical vice president of the Royal College of Physicians, Dr Linda Patterson has told ITV News that hospitals are under "increasing strain".
A new report by the College today condemned current conditions in the UK healthcare system.
The Government's new Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has visited St Thomas' Hospital in London today.
The former Culture Secretary faced questions from nurses and hospital staff.
Earlier today the Royal College of Physicians released a report detailing that emergency healthcare at hospitals is on the brink of collapse.
Conservative MP and former doctor Dr Sarah Wollaston has called for today's damning Royal College of Physicians report to look into how community hospitals can be used to improve heathcare.
She wrote on Twitter:
Daybreak's Health Editor Dr Hilary Jones has said that the care system can no longer cope with an ageing population and that elderly patients are being treated with less respect and dignity than they deserve.
Elderly patients with conditions such as dementia are receiving the poorest quality of care, leading doctors have warned. Daybreak's Jonathan Swain reports.
Labour peer and former health administrator, Philip Hunt has labelled today's hospital report on emergency care as "devastating".
Andrew Gwynne MP, Labour's Shadow Health Minister, in response to the publication of the Royal College of Physicians' report warning that emergency care in hospitals is on the brink of collapse, has said:
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Elderly patients with conditions such as dementia are receiving the poorest quality of care, leading doctors have warned.