Posts Tagged ‘Beds’

Reaction to report highlighting massive reduction in the number of NHS hospital beds

RCP President, Jane Dacre "These stark figures from the King’s Fund do not come as a surprise to those working in medicine. Every day the chronic shor...

Cuts in hospital beds question whether NHS has capacity to cope with pressures

With hospitals full to capacity, NHS plans in some areas to cut hospital beds are undesirable and unachievable, warns a report. New analysis for the rep...

Too many patients stuck on wrong wards

Hospitals are suffering from a shortage of beds in specialist wards with patients having to ‘board’ in other wards where less specialist care can be pr...

Hospitals need to ‘axe thousands of more beds’

Nearly 30,000 hospital beds in England should be axed to save money and improve care, a think tank says. Reform says the NHS's focus should move away from...