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The harsh reality of underfunding at Whipps Cross University Hospital

Following Boris Johnson's confrontation by an angry father at Whips Cross University Hospital yesterday, a doctor gives anonymous account of chronic understaffing and lack of resources at Whipps Cross. 

"The hospital is held together only by the hard work and dedication of its healthcare workers but it cannot be sustained for much longer under these pressures."

"I’m so glad that Omar Salem  said the things he did. He was just telling the truth about what it is like to be on the receiving end of poor staffing levels and under-resourcing."

"I’ve been thinking about it all day and felt I had to say something because NHS hospitals today can be unsafe places. Whipps Cross is particularly understaffed and under-resourced so people don’t get the care that they need as promptly as they need."

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Source: The Guardian, 19 September 2019


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