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One hospital's fight with care shortfall

New figures show a rapid rise in the numbers of people unable to leave hospital, because of problems providing them with care at home.

It is costing the NHS £820m per year and putting hospitals under huge strain.

Alison Holt visited one hospital in Liverpool to see the impact of the shortfall on front line services.

  • 19 Sep 2016
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