Virtual wards

Virtual wards (also known as hospital at home) allow patients to get the care they need at home safely and conveniently, rather than being in hospital.

The NHS is increasingly introducing virtual wards to support people at the place they call home, including care homes.

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Summary of South East region virtual wards evaluation

This is a summary of an independent evaluation from PPL, commissioned by NHS England South East region. The evaluation helps fills the critical large-scale evidence gap on virtual wards, offering actionable insights for healthcare providers, policymakers, and researchers. 29 virtual ward pathways in the South East were analysed, which equated to 49% of their overall capacity at…

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