New hospital scheme aims to tackle bed blocking
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New hospital scheme aims to tackle bed blocking

The problem of elderly patients taking up beds in overcrowded hospitals is back on the agenda now that winter is approaching.

One hospital in Somerset is attempting to tackle the problem with a new scheme involving a nearby care home.

You can find out more on BBC Inside Out West on BBC One at 19:30 BST on Monday 9 October.

  • 09 Oct 2017
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