Care system 'can no longer cope with ageing population'

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.

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Hospitals 'on brink of collapse'

Emergency care at hospitals are on the brink of collapse, leading doctors have warned. The Royal College of Physicians said hospitals are so short-staffed and overcrowded that elderly patients are being discharged in the middle of the night.