‘A&E unit for elderly to tackle waiting times and bed blocking’

“The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is to open Britain’s first A&E unit for elderly people in an attempt to avoid them becoming stranded on wards.

It will ask all patients over the age of 80 to go to a separate unit, next to the existing A&E, staffed by geriatrics specialists. …”

Times (paywall)

Of course, they could have gone to specialist community hospitals to take the pressure off A and E – of we still had enough of them.