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NHS Virtual Wards

The NHS is introducing more virtual wards to support people in the place they call home. A virtual ward provides an alternative option for those who are frail, elderly, or with acute respiratory infections who become unwell and would normally be spending time in hospital. 

Virtual wards prevent avoidable admission into hospital, supporting early discharge out of hospital, and increase the overall bed-base available for acute care.

To find out more click here. 

Last updated: 1/17/2023