From The Telegraph:
Hundreds die from strokes at weekends because of poorer NHS care: study
Hundreds of people die or suffer serious disability unnecessarily every year because they suffer a stroke at a weekend when NHS care is poorer, a major study has found.
Patients who are admitted to hospital at the weekend suffering from a stroke are less likely to receive vital brain scans and more are more likely to die than those seen during the week, a study of NHS hospitals has found.
It’s not just strokes, pre-term deliveries and other serious health issues are far more deadly due to the 9-5 staffing. For those who pine for a single payer health care model, it’s a much better deal if you’re actually healthy…