Closure of NHS walk-in centres by Hunt criticised by health watchdog

Closure of NHS walk-in centres by Hunt criticised by health watchdogJeremy Hunt has been highly criticised by the health officials for ordering the closure of several NHS walk-in centres since they were helping in handling the rush of patients which is now causing stress on other NHS facilities.

Screen says one in four have been shut down since 2010 regardless of being popular with patients.

The Health Secretary suffered another blow when a divide study discovered a quarter of all midwives could stop in the following 12 months in challenge at poor pay and conditions.

In its report Monitor says the amount of walk-in patients in centres in England has tumbled from 238 to 185.

It demands the terminations mean a few patients, particularly the susceptible and youthful, are not getting satisfactory mind since they recently have trouble getting to see a family specialist.

Also it cautions that walk-in NHS centres are battling in light of the fact that "befuddling" changes abandon it misty which dispatching figure is answerable for supervising them.

"NHS stroll in centres are famous with patients and a vital method of diminishing weight on A&E", said Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.

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