Hospital discharge delays blocking hundreds of NHS beds | ITV News

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For her series Fight on the Frontline, ITV News Health Editor Emily Morgan and her team are visiting three different hospitals over three days to focus on the three major issues facing the NHS: staffing shortages, bed capacity and demand.

With the health service declaring itself on a “war footing” as it battles with winter pressures and rising Covid cases amid the Omicron wave, Emily Morgan will speak to those who are fighting on the frontline to find out what it all means for them and those for which they care.

Today, ITV News shares how hundreds of medically fit patients are having to spend weeks in hospital due to a lack of community social care – meaning NHS beds are being blocked.

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