Public outcry over plans to cut 26 beds for elderly patients at Edinburgh hospital

Plans to cut 26 beds dedicated to elderly parents at the Western General Hospital have sparked an outcry from families, politicians, and experts.

Friday, 6th September 2019, 1:03 pm
Sharon Roberts, 60, with her late mother.

Health bosses have decided to close an entire ward at the Royal Victoria Building which was purpose-built in 2012 to provide specialist care for older patients.

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Sharon Roberts, 60, with her late mother.