Ward for well patients in Rowley Regis
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Hospital 'bed blockers' helped to get home

A hospital is working with social workers to try and free up "blocked beds" by getting patients who have been treated back to their homes more quickly.

Latest figures showed New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, had 182 beds with patients waiting to be discharged in a single week.

Michele Paduano met with social workers from Sandwell Council who are tackling the problem.

  • 03 Feb 2015