Discharge delays more common in mental health trusts


  • International Medical Press
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New data from NHS England has found more delays in discharges from mental health trusts than seen in other parts of the NHS.

Acute NHS trusts had a 30% rise in the number of bed days lost to delayed discharges, while mental health trusts saw a rise of 56%. The data compared discharge numbers in ...