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Avoidable overnight stays cost NHS £330m a year

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Anonymous | 5-Jul-2010 9:22 pm that is a spot on idea I totally agree! Whilst I would be the first to argue for a patient if they truly needed a bed, I know that there are also a lot of timewasters and a lot of people who do need care but don't necessarily need to stay in overnight (and that is not including the army of medically fit bed blockers)! What is needed is sterner and more robust action on actually turfing people out, and I agree charging them for their stay if they do not clinically need to be there is a great idea!

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6 July, 2010

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0:10 am

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