Ageing patients in beds at Canberra Hospital jumps 25 per cent in one year, set to keep growing

By Daniel Burdon
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:10pm, first published November 13 2016 - 6:10pm

The number of days that "nursing-home type patients" occupied beds in Canberra Hospital rose 25 per cent in the past financial year to more than 10,000 – a figure double that recorded just four years ago.

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