Tag Archives: National Early Warning Score

Testing the RCP Future Hospitals Model: the Future Hospital Programme (BBC News / BMJ)

Summary Four NHS trusts in England and Wales are to implement and evaluate the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)’s vision of the future hospital. Under the Future Hospitals Programme, hospital doctors work together with colleagues in primary care, to provide … Continue reading

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Overhaul of Hospital Care (BBC News / RCP / Future Hospital Commission)

Summary The Future Hospital Commission has recommended a radical re-structuring of care for frail elderly people with complex needs. There is a need to avoid multiple moves for patients with multiple morbidities after their admission to hospital. Instead of moving … Continue reading

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Acute Care Toolkit 4: Delivering 12-hour, 7-day Acute Medical Unit Consultant Input (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This is the fourth in a series of acute care toolkits. This toolkit, “Acute care toolkit 4: delivering a 12-hour, 7-day consultant presence on the acute medical unit”, supplies practical guidance for hospital managers and clinical staff on organising acute … Continue reading

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Standardised National System for Monitoring Vital Signs (BBC News / RCP / RCN / SIGN)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary A joint group of doctors and nurses suggests that moving to a standardised national bedside chart scheme, called the National Early … Continue reading

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