This is a republication of the article “NHS England announces “data driven war rooms” to tackle winter pressures”, with the title above.
19 October 2022
Joaquim Cardoso MSc.
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October 20, 2022
Control centres that open 24 hours a day will be set up throughout the NHS in England to oversee demand and capacity across healthcare sites and settings, NHS England has said, as part of its plan to ease winter pressures.
It said in a media notice, “These data-driven war rooms, led by teams of clinicians and experts, will enable rapid decisions to be made to any emerging challenges including
- where hospitals can benefit from mutual aid, or
- to divert ambulances to another nearby hospital with more capacity.”
Additional hospital beds will be delivered, including previously “mothballed beds,” while ambulance services have been told to deploy mental health professionals around the clock in emergency operation centres and …
Originally published at https://www.bmj.com on October 19, 2022.