Covid-19: What occurs if hospitals are overwhelmed?

The UK is in lockdown due to fears the Nationwide Well being Service would turn into “overwhelmed” inside weeks if measures weren’t introduced in.

Stress on the NHS is all the time troublesome in winter as a result of individuals are extra prone to have accidents or get unwell at the moment of yr.

However Covid-19 is making the scenario a lot harder.

It is a scenario that well being providers world wide are dealing with and why governments are taking additional steps to cease the scenario arising.

BBC well being correspondent Laura Foster explains what an overwhelmed well being service can be like and the way it may be averted.

Video Laura Foster, Terry Saunders and Kate Forbes

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