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NHS foundation trusts tackle rising patient demand

Analysis by Monitor, the health sector financial regulator, shows that foundation trusts saw 2.7 million people in their A&E units between October and December 2014, 8% higher than the same period last year.

Subsequently, hospitals admitted 570,000 for further treatment, which is an extra 40,000 patients compared to last year. In addition, foundation trusts treated over 2.3 million non-emergency patients in the quarter, an increase of 7% over the same period last year. More ....