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NHS may move patients into hotels - as Hancock says end of restrictions 'impossible to know'

Sky News Wednesday, 13 January 2021 ()
The NHS is considering plans to discharge patients into hotels as hospitals become swamped with COVID patients, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed - as he said it was "impossible to know" how long lockdown restrictions might last.
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News video: Matt Hancock confirms NHS considering plans to discharge some patients into hotels

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said sending some patients to hotels was a“further back-up plan” only done if appropriate for the patient but “it’s notsomething we are actively putting in place”. He said it would be for “step-down” patients only who have been in hospital but no longer...

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