NHS England South West

NHS England South West is one of five regional teams that support the commissioning of high quality services and directly commission primary care and specialised services. The South West regional team covers Bath, Wiltshire, West Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Devon and Dorset.

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A red bag: a simple change packing a difference – Somerset

The red bag scheme or ‘hospital transfer pathway’ is a small change having a big impact on care home residents in the Somerset area. When a resident becomes unwell and is assessed as needing hospital care, care home staff pack a dedicated red bag that includes the resident’s standardised paperwork and their medication, as well […]