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LDHQ Materials: ‘Bed-Blocking’ Figures for NHS England

Thursday, 7th January, 2016

NHS beds are being blocked due to administrative delays NHS beds are being blocked due to administrative delays

Our colleagues at Lib Dem HQ have circulated a template regional press release, with accompanying regional/council-level statistics on ‘bed-blocking’ levels in England’s hospitals. Bed-Blocking is when patients remain in hospitals beyond the date at which they can be discharged due to administrative delays surrounding the correct transfer procedures. The press release is reproduced below, and […]



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