Delayed discharge rate remains ‘stubbornly high’, says NHS Providers
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Delayed discharge rate remains ‘stubbornly high’, says NHS Providers

Nick Evans Freelance writer

Extra funding for the emergency care system may not be enough to improve the care of frail, older patients

Ministers have made improving the way the urgent and emergency care system works for frail, older patients a priority. This year, councils in England have been given an extra £1 billion for social care, with another £1 billion promised over the next two years.

Nursing Older People. 29, 8, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/nop.29.8.8.s8

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