A grim winter looms for UK hospitals but there's an easy cure

 作者:阚邋缥     |      日期:2019-03-01 08:16:02
Justin Kase/Alamy Stock Photo By Luke Allen In the UK, an annual ritual is unfolding. Several hospitals hit full capacity and policymakers toyed with the idea of banning walk-in A&E patients. There were proposals to use spare rooms in private homes for recuperating patients – dubbed Carebnb – to free up hospital beds ahead of what might become the “worst winter in recent history”. The government promised an extra £350 million, quickly dismissed as not enough. The boring predictability of winter crises in the National Health Service has complex roots, but a paradoxically simple solution: