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Linda turned up at A&E twice a day. A dedicated team now stops that

In Sunderland, where 6% of the population accounts for half the health spend, a new partnership is cutting hospital admissions In a desperate effort to get relief for excruciating pain caused by osteoarthritis, curvature of the spine, and abdominal discomfort following surgery, Linda Douglas went to A&E twice a day. The chronically ill 48-year-old, who lives near Sunderland, was “at the end of [her] rope” because of the constant pain and frequent hospital visits, and felt life “was not worth living”.
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