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telegraph.co.uk 5 days ago
Bed-blocking patients who refuse to leave hospital could face legal action

Bed-blocking patients who refuse to leave hospital could face legal action

NHS England trusts have been told to consider serving notice to people who are medically fit but won’t go home

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expressandstar.com 10 hours ago
Region's hospital intensive care beds dominated by unvaccinated patients

Region's hospital intensive care beds dominated by unvaccinated patients

Almost 70 per cent of Covid intensive care patients in hospitals in the Midlands are unvaccinated, according to a leading health official.

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express.co.uk 1 day ago
BBC's Deborah James in cancer update from hospital bed after being 'rushed' into surgery

BBC's Deborah James in cancer update from hospital bed after being 'rushed' into surgery

DEBORAH JAMES has posted an update from her hospital bed, with the author "praying" today will be better.

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express.co.uk 5 days ago
Bed-blocking patients who refuse to leave hospital could face legal action

Bed-blocking patients who refuse to leave hospital could face legal action

PATIENTS who refuse to give up their hospital beds could face legal action if further care options are available.

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Nearly half of hospital patients with Covid being treated for something else

Nearly half of hospital patients with Covid being treated for something else

Just under half of all patients with coronavirus in the care of NHS hospital trusts in England are being treated primarily for something else, new figures show [...]

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dailymail.co.uk 9 days ago
Proportion of Covid patients that 'caught virus in hospital' doubles

Proportion of Covid patients that 'caught virus in hospital' doubles

EXCLUSIVE: 24 per cent of Covid cases in English hospitals are likely to have occurred on wards in the week up to January 3. It is more than double the proport [...]

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thesun.co.uk 11 days ago
ITV refuse to show replay after Gallagher left with bloodied face in FA Cup tie

ITV refuse to show replay after Gallagher left with bloodied face in FA Cup tie

CONOR GALLAGHER suffered a nasty head injury in Crystal Palace’s FA Cup third-round clash with Millwall – which ITV refused to show replays of. Gallagher retur [...]

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heraldscotland.com 12 days ago
More Covid patients to be treated at home to stem soaring hospital admissions

More Covid patients to be treated at home to stem soaring hospital admissions

SNP ministers are hoping more Covid patients can be treated at home with anti-viral medication to stem soaring hospital admissions despite evidence…

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express.co.uk 13 days ago
Covid chaos: School students refuse to wear face masks in class or take tests

Covid chaos: School students refuse to wear face masks in class or take tests

SCHOOL students across England are refusing to wear masks in classes or to take tests as more than a third of schools have at least one in 10 teachers absent d [...]

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thesun.co.uk 13 days ago
Hospital stays for vulnerable Covid patients getting shorter in boost for NHS

Hospital stays for vulnerable Covid patients getting shorter in boost for NHS

HOSPITAL stays for vulnerable Covid patients are getting shorter in a major boost to the NHS amid an isolation-induced struggle, new data suggests. In all age [...]

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dailymail.co.uk 14 days ago
More patients were in hospital two years ago than during current wave

More patients were in hospital two years ago than during current wave

Omicron has swept through the UK with infections at record levels for the past three weeks and hospital admissions are now on the rise.

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metro.co.uk 15 days ago
Mums face court as they refuse to send kids to school amid surging Covid rates

Mums face court as they refuse to send kids to school amid surging Covid rates

The trio all say they would rather go to jail than send their children back, despite new government safety measures.

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express.co.uk 16 days ago
Hospital 'bed blockers' could be paid £400 to leave

Hospital 'bed blockers' could be paid £400 to leave

HOSPITAL "bed blockers" could be paid as much as £400 to leave in a new scheme to create space on packed-out wards.

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Patients more likely to die if they endure long waits in A&E before being given a bed, research reveals

PATIENTS are more likely to die if they endure long waits in A&E before being admitted to a hospital bed, research by the Emergency Medicine Journal revealed t [...]

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Dufftown hospital closed to new patients after 17 Covid cases confirmed

Dufftown hospital closed to new patients after 17 Covid cases confirmed

A cluster of 17 Covid cases have been linked to Stephen Hospital in Dufftown. Health and Social Care Moray has confirmed the positive cases have all been

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Hospitals told to consider legal action against patients refusing to leave beds

Hospitals told to consider legal action against patients refusing to leave beds

NHS England has called on healthcare officials to consider taking legal action against patients who refuse to give up their hospital beds if further care optio [...]

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Bed blockers: West Berkshire social care asked to help clear one in three hospital beds

West Berkshire Council says it has been told to help hospitals clear one in three beds to prepare for Omicron peak.

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thetimes.co.uk 10 days ago
Hospital may lose 1,000 staff who refuse to have vaccine

Hospital may lose 1,000 staff who refuse to have vaccine

A hospital in London could lose a thousand staff if they refuse to have the Covid-19 vaccine before rules on mandatory jabs for NHS workers are introduced in A [...]

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theguardian.com 12 days ago
Byron Bay Covid patients left behind curtains as hospital ‘crippled’ by depleted resources

Byron Bay Covid patients left behind curtains as hospital ‘crippled’ by depleted resources

Lack of isolation rooms left one patient waiting almost two days to be moved to the region’s designated coronavirus facility

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heraldscotland.com 13 days ago
Six in 10 hospital patients admitted 'because of' virus finds first Scotland analysis

Six in 10 hospital patients admitted 'because of' virus finds first Scotland analysis

The figures were "reasonably similar" between the two boards, said PHS. ... However, in most cases it was not known which variant had caused the patients' infe [...]

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express.co.uk 13 days ago
Hospital shuts staff canteen for more bed space as Omicron spreads across UK

Hospital shuts staff canteen for more bed space as Omicron spreads across UK

AN EIGHTH of England's 137 hospital trusts are now on the highest alert due to the rampant Omicron variant. One hospital has even closed its staff restaurant a [...]

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Shocking figures expose bed blocking problem as hospital chief speaks of 'frustration' at unvaccinated patients

Shocking figures expose bed blocking problem as hospital chief speaks of 'frustration' at unvaccinated patients

THE chief executive of University Hospitals Dorset says she is upset and frustrated by unvaccinated Covid patients who are taking up valuable…

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telegraph.co.uk 13 days ago
Care home 14-day Covid isolation rule under review amid fears it fuels bed-blocking

Care home 14-day Covid isolation rule under review amid fears it fuels bed-blocking

Carers say the 'blanket' restrictions are unfair on residents, who are being cut off from others for long periods of time

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Rules on isolating hospital patients are ‘crippling healthcare’, experts say

Rules on isolating hospital patients are ‘crippling healthcare’, experts say

Rules on isolating people who are the contacts of confirmed Covid cases are clogging up hospital beds and “crippling healthcare”, some NHS experts have said.

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heraldscotland.com 15 days ago
Health board asks families to take patients home due to 'exceptionally busy' hospital wards

Health board asks families to take patients home due to 'exceptionally busy' hospital wards

A Scottish health board has asked families to take home patients if they are no longer receiving treatment to ease pressures on hospitals as the…

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dailymail.co.uk 17 days ago
Fewer Covid patients in London are requiring ventilators in hospital

Fewer Covid patients in London are requiring ventilators in hospital

In a further sign that the Omicron variant is less severe than other strains of coronavirus, figures from London hospitals suggest a lower rate of mechanical i [...]

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thesun.co.uk 20 days ago
Covid hospital patients rose 50% before Xmas - but 3rd admitted for other issues

Covid hospital patients rose 50% before Xmas - but 3rd admitted for other issues

COVID hospital admissions in England rose by 50 per cent in the week before Christmas – but a THIRD of patients went in for other health problems. Around 33 pe [...]

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express.co.uk 1 day ago
Saturday Kitchen's Matt Tebbutt rushed to 'emergency' surgery as he posts hospital bed pic

Saturday Kitchen's Matt Tebbutt rushed to 'emergency' surgery as he posts hospital bed pic

MATT TEBBUTT has taken to Instagram to share a picture of himself in a hospital bed after undergoing emergency surgery.

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express.co.uk 3 days ago
Three rushed to hospital after machete rampage – woman slashed in face with 50cm weapon

Three rushed to hospital after machete rampage – woman slashed in face with 50cm weapon

A CRAZED knifeman has gone on a rampage with a two-foot-long machete in the early hours of this morning, according to reports.

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standard.co.uk 8 days ago
Doctor reveals all Covid patients in his hospital ICU are unjabbed

Doctor reveals all Covid patients in his hospital ICU are unjabbed

An intensive care doctor has revealed that every single coronavirus patient in his hospital’s critical care unit is unvaccinated.

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thesun.co.uk 11 days ago
OAP, 79, ‘left semi-naked and soaked in own urine’ on bed in hospital canteen

OAP, 79, ‘left semi-naked and soaked in own urine’ on bed in hospital canteen

AN OAP was left ‘semi naked and soaked in her own urine’ on her bed in a hospital canteen. Shakuntala Gupta, 79, was allegedly left lying on a bed in Hairmyres [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 12 days ago
Almost half of all Covid hospital patients in some areas are ‘incidental’ cases

Almost half of all Covid hospital patients in some areas are ‘incidental’ cases

Data show rise in patients being admitted to A&E for other conditions but later testing positive for virus

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scotsman.com 13 days ago
Covid Scotland: 60% of Covid hospital patients admitted 'because of' virus, report suggests

Covid Scotland: 60% of Covid hospital patients admitted 'because of' virus, report suggests

The proportion of Covid hospital patients who are admitted because of the disease may have fallen in Scotland, limited new figures suggest.

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dailymail.co.uk 13 days ago
Hospital stays for Covid patients are getting shorter

Hospital stays for Covid patients are getting shorter

The average length of a hospital stay for Covid patients over the age of 80 in the UK has more than halved.

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dailymail.co.uk 14 days ago
5,000 Covid patients in England 'NOT primarily in hospital for virus'

5,000 Covid patients in England 'NOT primarily in hospital for virus'

Government Covid dashboard data shows that, as of Wednesday, 15,600 NHS England beds were occupied by Covid sufferers. A third are not primarily in hospital fo [...]

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express.co.uk 15 days ago
'It's a crisis!' Dr Hilary fumes as heart attack patients told 'get taxis to hospital'

'It's a crisis!' Dr Hilary fumes as heart attack patients told 'get taxis to hospital'

DR HILARY JONES shared his frustration on Wednesday's Good Morning Britain as he discussed calls by an ambulance trust for people to "make their own" to hospit [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 16 days ago
‘Super stranded’ patients take up 3,000 more NHS hospital beds in a year

‘Super stranded’ patients take up 3,000 more NHS hospital beds in a year

Drive to free up spaces for urgent care in peril as number of patients stuck on wards for at least three weeks exceeds Christmas 2020 figure

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thetimes.co.uk 19 days ago

Proportion of patients in hospital for Covid falls

Discover expert articles about Omicron from The Times and The Sunday Times. Page 1 of 11

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