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Thursday 22 February 2018
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Small steps: why patient flow could help to reduce bed-blocking

Wednesday 21st February 2018

During this winter period, it has become clear that the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is under even more than the usual additional strain.

With routine operations already being cancelled to manage emergency treatment, hospitals cannot afford any delayed discharge of patients because of the knock-on impact on available beds. However, evidence suggests that delayed discharge is once again on the rise.

The rise of delayed discharge...

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