Intermediate care benefits older people despite limited funds
Nick Evans Freelance writer
An NHS Benchmarking Network audit reveals 90% of patients in England either improve or maintain their independence after an episode of care
The NHS has spent the winter battling to free up hospital beds. Escalation wards have been opened and attempts have been made to speed up the discharge process. However, hospitals have still struggled to cope with bed occupancy rates remaining high.
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