Sir Bill Wiggin MP was very glad to read the many positive stories in the latest update from Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, highlighting the successful performance of our wonderful NHS locally.
As the newsletter reports, the Urgent Community Response (UCR) Service saw its record month in December with 1,200 referrals from the ambulance service, GPs, and other healthcare professionals.
This prevented an estimated 40 avoidable hospital admissions each day, which helped to ease pressure on A&E at this busy time of year.
Sir Bill Wiggin MP commented “It was heartening to read the many positive stories of our wonderful local NHS Trust.
We are all aware that winter is often the most difficult time for our emergency services, and I was delighted that our local services, such as the Urgent Community Response Service, were able to help so many people over the festive period.
It is important that we recognise the outstanding dedication of our NHS staff who work so hard to keep our services up and running.”
You can access the full update, packed with news and stories from our local NHS Trust, by clicking here: https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/connect/mark-yates-stakeholder-update-january-2023-5358
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