Social care improvements help delayed transfer figures

The number of NHS delayed transfers because of social care problems has fallen by 40%. Figures released by NHS England for June show that the number of acute and non-acute delayed days caused by social care issues fell to 40,209, down from 66,938 in the same month in 2017. In acute, the three main reasons…

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Deven Pamben has more than 15 years’ experience as a journalist, working on newspapers, trade magazines and online publications. A Criminology graduate, Deven worked for Hertfordshire Constabulary before becoming a journalist. He began his journalism career at a local newspaper in Hertfordshire before moving into trade magazines in permanent roles or as a freelancer. Titles he has reported and edited on include Law Society Gazette, Harpers Wine and Spirit, and Health Club Management. Deven has also written travel features for the Sunday People, and spent two years working in Beijing for the official press agency of the People’s Republic of China.