a major headache for hospitals in the UK is too few beds – http://tinyurl.com/hmrrxzk – resulting in long waits for folk needing medical treatment
the problem of insufficient beds is compounded by so-called ‘bed blocking’ – where folk who are ready to be discharged from hospital continue to occupy a much needed bed while waiting for family, friends, or social services to make provision to look after them on leaving the hospital – http://tinyurl.com/z95sep8
a novel way of tackling the problem of ‘bed blocking’ – which the NHS might do well to consider adopting – is that being . . .
trialled in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh