Acute ser­vices could be com­pro­mised...

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care staff – also poses a high risk to the NHS board as it “could ad­versely im­pact on hospi­tal dis­charges” – mean­ing de­lays in trans­fer­ring vul­ner­a­ble pa­tients out of hospi­tal wards.

And the doc­u­ments re­veal, with sim­i­larly high lev­els of EU staff work­ing as locums or for agen­cies, acute ser­vice de­liv­ery “could be com­pro­mised”.

The health board also say “there is an ex­pec­ta­tion that there will be an in­crease in drug and ther­a­peu­tic costs”,

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