Inpatient subacute care in Australia: perceptions of admission and discharge barriers

Kathleen McCarthy
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (5): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10178
Published online: 19 March 2012

To the Editor: The recent article by New and colleagues1 is an important piece in the “bed-block” picture, providing insight into perceived difficulties for patients on discharge, as a result of insufficient appropriate facilities.

  • Kathleen McCarthy

  • Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Royal Australian College of Physicians, Sydney, NSW.


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