Bed delays to hit 2.5m days since last election

By Martin Ford | 04 December 2019

More than 2.5m bed days will have been lost in the NHS due to a lack of social care since the last General Election, new analysis has concluded.

Age UK has calculated the cost to the NHS of what it terms as ‘our national failure to reform and refinance social care’ as £587m between the 2017 election and polling day on December 12

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