The following report from the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) summarises known barriers and challenges which can prevent effective discharge from hospitals. Case studies illustrating best practice are supplied, along with recommendations.
Pellett, C. (2016). Discharge planning: best practice in transitions of care. London: The Queen’s Nursing Institute, March 23rd 2016.
Possibly of interest:
Triggle, N. (2016). How red bags are bringing NHS and care homes closer. London: BBC Health News, June 27th 2016.