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Patients 'must be treated' in the correct wards

A group of medical experts has called for an end to the practice of "boarding" - when patients are put in inappropriate wards when hospitals are busy.

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh wants senior hospital medics to be available round the clock and patients to be treated in the right wards in the shortest time.

Andrew Kerr reports for the Sunday Politics Scotland programme.

  • 17 Nov 2013