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The statistics show that the issue of "bed blocking" in the NHS has seen major improvements, with 403 patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care in November.
THE number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care fell in the last month, according to new figures.
Her call comes after figures released yesterday showed the number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care increased by 6.
She added: "The findings from the Wales Audit Office report will feed into the ongoing work that is being carried out by the All-Wales Independent Review into Delayed Transfer of Care that was commissioned by the National Assembly last year.
In 2006-07, the average cost of delayed transfer of care in Wales was pounds 69m - almost a third of which could be saved by implementing a "systematic" approach.
Fewer care home places: Bed blocking - or Delayed Transfer of Care - has been a major problem for Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales for many years, rising from 150 cases in April 2002 to a peak of nearly 250 in February 2004.
``We have already made available an extra pounds 17m over two years to help strengthen the care home sector, reduce delayed transfer of care and avoidable hospital admissions.
He said, "The issue of bed blocking, or delayed transfer of care as it is referred to by the industry, is well recognised as a problem throughout Wales.