Elderly patients in hospital could be ‘trapped for Christmas’ despite being ready for discharge

Elderly patients in hospital could be 'trapped for christmas' despite being ready for discharge

GBNews published this video item, entitled “Elderly patients in hospital could be ‘trapped for Christmas’ despite being ready for discharge” – below is their description.

‘Up to a third of patients in hospital are fit for discharge but can’t leave because there is no where for them to go that is deemed safe, that has risen by up to 60% over the past year.’

Health & Social Affairs Editor for the Sunday Express, Lucy Johnson, reacts to reports that elderly patients could be ‘trapped’ in hospital this Christmas.

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