The latest NHS England figures have revealed a fall in the number of Delayed Transfers of Care.
A new system for placing hospital patients in care homes has caused “complete and utter mayhem”, according to a local manager.
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.
More than 1,400 vulnerable people living with dementia will spend Christmas in a hospital ward due to a lack of available social care.
A purpose-built Shropshire care home will welcome more residents early next year when it opens its fourth and final unit.
The fragmented nature of joined up health and social care has been highlighted in two reports published by the CQC.
Thousands of bed days have been lost in one month in Cumbria while patients awaited nursing home places and care packages.
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.