Inverness Courier reports “worst waiting times since records began” at Raigmore Hospital

Inverness Courier reports "worst waiting times since records began" at Raigmore Hospital

This week the Inverness Courier is reporting at the terrible waiting times at the hospital’s accident and emergency department. These figures are reported to be the worst in recorded history.

The paper recorded 85.1% are seen with 4 hours but 49 people waited over 8 hours and 12 people over 12 hours to be seen.

The paper went on to say “Regional Conservative MSP Donald Cameron said: “This trend is something that should concern everybody as it shows that the service seems to be under unprecedented pressure.”

 

 

 

It is not just in Scotland that these kinds of problems are occurring but all over the NHS.

This is why Portland Clinical are here to help trusts tackle the issues of long waiting times and helping to reach targets.

Our three key areas currently are

  • Clinical Insourcing
  • Executive Interims
  • Medical Locums

For more information, please get in touch.

To read the full Inverness Courier articles just click here. 

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