Elderly woman dies after being ‘refused admission’ to Glasgow hospital

The death rates in care homes across the UK have made grim reading. But are elderly and vulnerable residents getting hospital care when they need it? (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe

A care home has told this programme that it believes one of its residents died the day after being refused admission to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Natalie Wolfson’s condition declined after she fractured her shoulder. Her carers and her GP tried to get her admitted, but say they were told the hospital wouldn’t take her because of the risk she’d get Covid 19 – something the hospital denies.

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