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Long-term ventilation support

New research suggests many children on long-term ventilation support end up staying on intensive care wards in hospital for years after they are well enough to leave.

The charity, Breathe On UK, says the biggest reason for this is a lack of specially trained NHS nurses who can provide care in the home.

Matthew Hill reports.

  • 20 Jan 2013
  • From the section Health