Beds – Inside Health 25/3/15

Hospital inpatient care: almost 900 more admissions per day compared to previous year

New figures show that NHS hospitals in England dealt with 15.5 million3 admissions4 in 2013-14 – the equivalent of 42,400 per day. The figure is 870 more per day on average than in 2012-135, according to a report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).

Bed occupancy rates and care

current bed occupancy rates England

and Scotland



John Appleby in BMJ

Bed cuts in psychiatric hospitals


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