Policy paper

Winter pressure in A&E: response to Health Select Committee

The government’s response to the House of Commons Health Select Committee report on winter pressure in accident and emergency departments.

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Government Response to Health Select Committee Report on Winter Pressure in Accident and Emergency Departments

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The report responds to each of the 27 conclusions and recommendations in the Health Select Committee’s report. It highlights how the NHS prepares for winter, as part of its year-round operational resilience planning, to ensure the health and social care system in England is fully prepared for the increased pressures at that time of year.

Published 17 July 2017