Monday, 18 July 2011

Wirral Council pays out more than £335,000 in bed-blocking fines

Wirral are in the top 10 council areas which paid the most in bed blocking fines over the last three years, according to a BBC survey.

The councils were fined for delaying discharges as they were unable to provide adequate facilities for patients on leaving hospital.

My comment: What a complete waste of money. Especially when you consider that the money could have been spent on adequate facilities in the first place. 

Read the ful story from the source Wirral Globe

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