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Revealed: The frail and distressed patients left on doorsteps in the early hours to free-up hospital beds

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4049530/The-frail-distrssed-patients-left-doorsteps-early-hours-free-hospital-beds.html#ixzz4TOiNAg5s During the final months of her life, there were several occasions when Pam Waller was carried into her bungalow by ambulance crews in the middle of the night. The 83-year-old, who had dementia and was unable to use a lavatory or feed herself, would be propped up in her armchair alone in the dark. […]