Half of Britons believe weekend hospital admissions 'more dangerous' Amid junior doctor contract row, Observer/Opinium poll shows 35% of adults have delayed seeking medical help at weekend.
Half of British adults believe they would be in greater danger if they were admitted to hospital at the weekend rather than on a weekday, research suggests.
The Observer/Opinium poll, which found significant numbers of patients had delayed trips to the doctors on a Saturday and Sunday, was published on Saturday as thousands of junior doctors protested against government proposals to reform weekend working. Continue reading... The Guardian