Royal College of Physicians sends out emergency care warning

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.

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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.