Standard guidance: ambulance clinician (on scene) referral to same day emergency care

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This guidance will help ambulance providers with designing and implementing direct referrals into same day emergency care (SDEC).

It sets out the key principles which need to be adopted when implementing direct referral pathways to SDEC. It also includes a situation, background, assessment, recommendation (SBAR) template to support decision making.


Published 15 October 2021.