Journal articlesGeneral elections — a new era for health care and tissue viability?

General elections — a new era for health care and tissue viability?

19/03/15 | Service delivery | Karen Ousey, Jacqui Fletcher

Welcome to the March edition of Wounds UK. This has already been a busy year for practitioners, with Accident and Emergency departments full, hospitals closing to non-emergency admissions and elective surgery being cancelled. In addition, all the political parties are using the NHS as a priority area for the upcoming general election. Health care and its funding continues to be an issue that dominates headlines, with each political party promising it will be safe in their hands. But what are the major parties promising?