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Revealed: Impact of ‘bed blocking’ in NI hospitals – over 200 ready for discharge as hundreds wait for bed

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According to the latest figures, 222 people medically fit for discharge were taking up beds on Monday, while 205 were in emergency departments, waiting to be admitted. Credit: Stefan Rousseau

According to the latest figures, 222 people medically fit for discharge were taking up beds on Monday, while 205 were in emergency departments, waiting to be admitted. Credit: Stefan Rousseau

Paul Cavanagh

Paul Cavanagh

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According to the latest figures, 222 people medically fit for discharge were taking up beds on Monday, while 205 were in emergency departments, waiting to be admitted. Credit: Stefan Rousseau

Officials have highlighted the impact of ‘bed blocking’ on the health service and appealed to patients and their families to help them free up spaces.

According to the latest figures, 222 people medically fit for discharge were taking up beds on Monday, while 205 were in emergency departments, waiting to be admitted.


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