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02 February 2023

Volume 32 | Issue 3

ISSN (Print): 0966-0461

ISSN (Online): 2052-2819

Investing in adult social care

Some patients are unable to be discharged from hospital because councils do not have the funds or wherewithal to facilitate their care afterwards. The media reports that hospital corridors in emergency departments are filled with people nursed on trolleys or being cared for in ambulances, a result of not being able to transfer patients onwards.

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