This Quick Guide is designed to provide practical information to urgent care Providers, Commissioners, Directory of Services (DoS) Leads and NHS 111 contact centres/Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) services on how they can use the DoS to improve access for patients
Health Foundation briefing from the Improvement Analytics Unit, a joint initiative between NHS England and the Health Foundation. Key points are: Analysis of a national linked dataset identifying permanent care home residents aged 65 and older and their hospital found that
This document aims to support ambulance services, lead commissioners and Sustainability & Transformation Partnerships / Integrated Care Systems to safely reduce the number of people conveyed to an Emergency Department (ED).
The High Intensity User (HIU) service was initiated by NHS Blackpool CCG and has since been rolled out in a number of other CCGs. The Implementation Team within NHS RightCare have undertaken evaluation of effectiveness across 4 CCGs. It is
This circular: sets out arrangements for planning emergency and elective care at local level to ensure that services respond well to seasonal pressures whilst maintaining progress in reducing waiting lists. summarises the arrangements for whole system planning with social care,
This is the fourth Liaison Psychiatry survey of England. It concerns the Liaison Psychiatry services in acute hospitals with Emergency Departments in England.
Date of report: 25 April 2019 Ref: 2019-0127 Deceased name: Mildred Clark Coroners name: Sonia Hayes Coroners Area: Kent (North-East) Category: Emergency services related deaths (2019 onwards); Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being
Case study to assist with understanding how integrated care systems are changing urgent and emergency care services.
This Memorandum of Understanding sets out the details of arrangements that participating Trusts must ensure are in place both prior to, and during, the Urgent and Emergency Care Clinical Review of Standards Field Test.
This report uses NHS England figures to examine the performance of the NHS during recent winters and over the long term. The report finds that winter 2018/19 saw the NHS once again under pressure, with A&E attendances and emergency admissions
This document is to assist healthcare facilities or NHS branded buildings, where patients may present, to plan for and respond to self-presenters from a hazardous materials (HazMat) or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive (CBRNE) incidents.
Provides a demand-side, supply-side, practice and emergent view of factors that lead to 4-hour breaches with a particular focus on changes that have taken place since 2010. It scales the relative impact of each causal factor and aims to provide
Briefing that looks at the role of ambulatory emergency care (AEC) in alleviating winter pressures in the NHS. This is an alternative to hospital admission for patients with acute problems who might otherwise have spent at least one night in a hospital bed
This briefing document from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) reveals that patient demand is strongly outstripping the supply of doctors as the usual seasonal increase combined with a rise in children’s emergency admissions is placing unprecedented demand on
This guidance has been developed with the occasional trauma team in mind, for example, surgeons in a trauma unit who need to treat a deteriorating P2 patient, or a P1 patient who has been conveyed to the trauma unit, during
Report highlighting the variation in mental health care across emergency departments and setting out four recommendations aimed at improving patient care. Develop a sustainable funding model for 24/7 mental health support in emergency departments (ED) Standardise national guidance on the