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A&E rescue plans 'facing crisis'

Plans to address the problem of struggling A&E departments "lack sufficient urgency", MPs have warned. The Health Select Committee said it was not convinced recent proposals were an "adequate response" to the growing crisis.

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A&E crisis plans need overhaul before winter MPs warn

Accident and Emergency units in England could face another difficult winter if crisis plans are not improved.

A group of influential MPs warned that the NHS will not be sufficiently prepared for the busy winter season and highlighted the lack of consultants on hospital wards.

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