Report suggests 'increasing strain' on healthcare system

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.

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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.