UK’s First Dedicated A&E for Elderly Patients? (BBC News)

Summary

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are to open the first specialist A&E department for patients over 80 years old. This hospital’s existing emergency department typically receives 350 people per day, of whom 50 may be aged over 80-years-old.

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Norfolk and Norwich Hospital creates A&E for elderly patients. London: BBC Health News / BBC Norfolk News, November 7th 2017.

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