Honest reporting by Dennis Campbell in The Guardian. He has two reports on 28th November 2014: Hospitals under pressure as ‘bedblocking’ hits record levels . This follows the suggestion from Bournemouth that patients should be “evicted” once social issues had superseded the medical ones..
Big rise in number of beds hospitals cannot use for new patients because occupants cannot be discharged
Extra £72m a year could cut A&E visits, hospital stays and ambulance callouts, and allow doctors to focus on patient care
The reality of the Regional Health Services is that they are going bust, and this without a political debate about the pragmatic options to solve the situation….