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DH funds 3,000 extra doctors and nurses and more beds

Thousands of extra beds and the equivalent of nearly 3,000 additional NHS staff will be funded by the Department of Health.

Nearly two and a half thousand extra beds will be made available across England and the equivalent of nearly 3,000 extra staff will be brought in to help the NHS cope with winter pressures. This consists of temporary staff, extended hours of existing staff and new positions, and is the equivalent of an extra 320 doctors and nearly 2,000 nurses, physiotherapists, social workers and other staff. More ....