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GPs asked to help trusts cut long hospital stays by 25% before winter

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There’s something missing in the NHS. Somewhere adequately resourced for the elderly with multiple morbidities who are likly to pass away within the coming 12 months. We rely on a mixed bag of ‘care homes’ who’s only medical support is the local GP. This isn’t enough to deal with the rising tide of old folk heading our way. Either fund care in the community or just see all these inadequately supported people get readmitted in a regular basis. It’s common sense and been pointed out by better folk than me countless times already. Targets and punishments won’t fix this issue.

Posted date

13 Jun 2018

Posted time

1:43pm

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