Supporting Patients’ Choices To Avoid Long Hospital Stays (NHS England)

Summary

A new quick guide on the topic of “Supporting patients’ choices to avoid long hospital stays” has been added to the Keogh Urgent Care Review collection of quick reference documents supporting the transformation of urgent and emergency care services in England.

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Supporting patients’ choices to avoid long hospital stays. London: NHS England and Partners, March 2016.

Related comments:

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New Quick Guide supports patients’ choices – Neil Tester. London: NHS England, April 15th 2016.

This also relates to an earlier Healthwatch England report, which identified five main causes of poor discharge planning:

  1. Lack of co-ordination between services.
  2. Patients being / feeling stigmatised.
  3. Patients feeling unsupported after discharge.
  4. Lack of patient involvement.
  5. Lack of understanding individual needs.

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Safely home: what happens when people leave hospitals and care settings? London: Healthwatch England, July 2015.

Other Keogh Urgent Care Review “Quick Guides” on Transforming Urgent and Emergency Care Services in England

Earlier quick guides comprise:

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Quick guide: Better use of care at home. Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England. London: NHS England and Partners, November 12th 2015. NHS England Publications Gateway Reference: 04250.

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Quick guide: Clinical input into care homes. Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England. London: NHS England and Partners, November 12th 2015. NHS England Publications Gateway Reference: 04251.

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Quick guide: Identifying local care home placements. Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England. London: NHS England and Partners, November 12th 2015. NHS England Publications Gateway Reference: 04252.

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Quick guide: Improving hospital discharge into the care sector. Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England. London: NHS England and Partners, November 12th 2015. NHS England Publications Gateway Reference: 04253.

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Quick guide: Sharing patient information. Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England. London: NHS England and Partners, November 11th 2015. NHS England Publications Gateway Reference: 04254.

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Quick guide: Technology in care homes. Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England. London: NHS England and Partners, November 12th 2015. NHS England Publications Gateway Reference: 04255.

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