People working on the front line of Merseyside’s health and social care services have had their backs to the wall throughout the winter.
They are working desperately hard to maintain a decent level of care for patients.
But the strain on A&E units, in particular, has become overwhelmingly difficult to deal with.
One nurse who recently contacted me described herself as ‘broken’.
The nurse reported that up to five ambulances at a time are queuing each night to offload...