Beds in the NHS

Godden S, McCoy D, Pollock AM. Policy on the rebound: trends and causes of delayed discharges in the NHS. JRSM. 2009;102:22–8. download

Godden S, McCoy D, Pollock AM. Using SitReps performance data to monitor the delayed discharge process. Health Services Management Research 2008;21:155–60. download

McCoy D, Godden S, Pollock AM, et al. Carrot and sticks? The Community Care Act (2003) and the effect of financial incentives on delays in discharge from hospitals in England. Journal of Public Health 2007;29:281–7. download

Macfarlane AJ, Godden S, Pollock AM. Are we on track – can we monitor bed targets in the NHS plan for England? Journal of Public Health 2005;27:263–9.

Dunnigan M, Pollock A. Downsizing of acute inpatient beds associated with private finance initiative : Scotland’s case study. BMJ 2003;326:905–8. download

Pollock AM, Dunnigan M. Beds in the NHS. BMJ 2000;320:461–2. download

Pollock AM, Gaffney D, Dunnigan M, et al. Time to strip the beds. Health Service  Journal 1997 Nov 27;30–33.