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Making and breaking those New Year resolutions

Susanne Cruickshank, on what the New Year could bring for the NHS.

Susanne Cruickshank discusses what the New Year could bring for the NHS.

How is your 2018 so far? Busy I suspect. Pressures on hospital beds are not new, but colleagues tell me that every ward is full and it feels like an exceptional year.

It is unclear yet how many people with cancer may be affected, as there is little flexibility in services. However, you can share your experiences with us @RCNCancerforum .

Being busy is often one of the reasons given for why New Year resolutions are abandoned in January. I decided this year not to make a resolution so that I wouldn’t feel guilty if I broke it.

It is part of my aim

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