QE Gateshead’s dedicated ‘winter ward’ in the spotlight

At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a dedicated 'winter ward' is helping ease the pressure from a surge in patients.

A dedicated ‘winter ward’ helping to ease the pressure on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead is in the spotlight.

The Newcastle Chronicle reports that the initiative has halved the length of stay and improved patient experiences for those affected by flu – such as people with pre-existing conditions.

Dr Clive Kelly is featured in the Chronicle discussing the initiative here.