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Drop in Delayed Transfers of Care revealed

Drop in Delayed Transfers of Care revealed

The latest NHS England figures have revealed a fall in the number of Delayed Transfers of Care.

New business aims to free up hospital beds

A new service designed to tackle hospital bed blocking has been launched.

Hospital discharge system leaves care home at ‘crisis point’

A new system for placing hospital patients in care homes has caused “complete and utter mayhem”, according to a local manager.

‘Much work to do’ on health and social care integration

Health and social care services in York have "much work to do" in order to improve the experiences of people moving through the system, the CQC has found.

No Christmas cheer for elderly people stranded in hospital

More than 1,400 vulnerable people living with dementia will spend Christmas in a hospital ward due to a lack of available social care.

Shropshire care home to open its final unit

A purpose-built Shropshire care home will welcome more residents early next year when it opens its fourth and final unit.

CQC finds a tale of two areas in joined up care

The fragmented nature of joined up health and social care has been highlighted in two reports published by the CQC.

Thousands of hospital days lost to bed blocking

Thousands of bed days have been lost in one month in Cumbria while patients awaited nursing home places and care packages.

Dementia home to help tackle bed blocking

A planned £8m dementia friendly nursing home in Erdington will offer rehabilitation as well as residential care to help ease pressure on the NHS by reducing bed-blocking.

Care England slams Delayed Transfers of Care

Care England, the largest representative body for independent care providers, has expressed frustration over the rise in delayed transfers of care.