Tag Archives: RCP

Ten Priorities “Prescription” for Urgent and Emergency Care (RCP / House of Commons Health Select Committee / Department of Health / BBC News)

Summary Challenges faced by urgent and emergency care services include: Rising demand and an ageing population. Lack of comprehensive, effective alternatives to hospital admission seven-days a week. Complex discharge issues. Handover and patient flow. Recruitment into emergency and acute medicine. … Continue reading

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Standards for the Structure and Content of Patient Records (RCP)

Summary The Royal College of Physicians (RCP)’s healthcare record standards covers the recommended clinical structure and content of electronic health records. Section headings in this report comprise: Introduction. Standardised electronic health records. Developing the standards. Using the standards. Section 1: … Continue reading

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Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme: Acute Organisational Audit Report 2012 (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This is the first Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) report published on behalf of the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party following the national stroke audit. This report includes national and hospital level findings on aspects of stroke service organisation, … Continue reading

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Re-Prioritisng Ward Rounds (BBC News / RCP / RCN)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Ward rounds are being neglected in some hospitals, to the detriment of patients, largely due to the lack … Continue reading

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Hospitals on the Edge? Time for Action (BBC News / NHS Choices / RCP Report)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary A report from the Royal College of Physicians points out that the triple effect of rising demand, increasingly complex cases and falling bed … Continue reading

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Silver Book: Quality Care of Older People with Urgent and Emergency Care Needs (University of Leicester)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary Older people seldom have one single condition; they frequently have multiple physical and mental health problems. This “Silver Book” is … Continue reading

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National Audit of Dementia Care in General Hospitals 2011: Full Report (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary The first full report of the National Audit of Dementia across 210 hospitals in England and Wales, by the Royal College … Continue reading

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