Understanding patient flow in hospitals
Previous work on the A&E ‘crisis’ has identified that hospital bed space and the ability to move people through it lie at the heart of the problem. This report looks at the dynamics of patient flow and applies this to the English NHS.
Presentation explaining the roles and responsibilities of Patient Navigators.
Emergency Care Improvement Programme – Safer, faster, better care for patients
Rapid Improvement Guides to:
- Making internal professional standards work for you
- Optimising medicines discharge to improve patient flow
- Multi Agency Discharge Event
- Red and Green Bed Days
- Reviewing ‘stranded’ patients in hospital – what are patients waiting for?
The Hospital Transfer Pathway
The pathway is designed to support care homes, the ambulance service and the local hospital to meet the requirements of the NICE guidance (NG27). The Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care.