What are the benefits of having a specialist emergency care hospital?

There are lots of benefits to having a single dedicated a specialist emergency care hospital. It would mean that:

  • Patients are seen quicker by a variety of specialist doctors and nurses 24 hours a day, 365 days a year who are all located on one site
  • Patients are less likely to have their operation cancelled due to a bed not being available due to an emergency admission
  • More patients would be able to be quickly assessed, observed, treated and discharged the same day, avoiding the need to stay in hospital overnight