A 55 stone man is STILL blocking 4 hospital beds regardless of being medically match to be discharged and costing the NHS £250,000, in line with studies.


Matthew Crawford, 33, who has assaulted nurses, obtained his discharge letter at the very least three months in the past, The Mirror studies.


Matthew is medically match for discharge however can’t depart as a result of there is no such thing as a acceptable social care area

He hit headlines in the beginning of final month after it was revealed he couldn’t depart as a result of there is no such thing as a appropriate social care area for him.


However regardless of assurances a transfer was imminent Crawford – who has denied accusations he orders in pizzas and Chinese language takeaways – he’s nonetheless taking over the mattress.


The unit the place he was attributable to go pulled out after information of his conviction for attacking nurses emerged, in line with supply.


They stated: “It beggars perception that he’s nonetheless on the identical ward regardless of the scenario being uncovered within the nationwide media.”


Crawford has spent 5 months at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts, the place his bolstered mattress prices as much as £7,000 every week.


He even posted a photograph of himself from hospital clutching a bottle of champagne.


Crawford has spent 5 months at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts, the place his bolstered mattress prices as much as £7,000 every week

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Crawford has spent 5 months at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts, the place his bolstered mattress prices as much as £7,000 every week[/caption]


Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Belief stated: “It’s disappointing when regardless of all our efforts we nonetheless have sufferers in hospital who we recognise shouldn’t be right here.


“It means there are much less beds obtainable for these needing hospital remedy.


“We are going to proceed to work with our companions to attempt to discover a higher resolution.”


Crawford was convicted of assaulting 4 nurses at a care residence earlier this yr.













His mum Linda stated: “He’s ready to maneuver (to a care residence). They’re simply ready for the tools to be put in.”


She denied claims by workers that she orders takeaways for her son.


The hospital belief’s deputy chief nurse Phil Bolton stated final month: “When we have now sufferers in our care with advanced wants, it may possibly generally take longer than we’d like to make sure we will safely switch sufferers.”






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