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

Matt Hancock confirms NHS considering plans to discharge some patients into hotels 00:55

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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