Tag Archives: Referral

Liaison Psychiatry for Every Acute Hospital: Integrated Mental and Physical Healthcare (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

Summary This report, from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, summarises the evidence about the role and benefits of liaison psychiatry services in acute hospitals. It describes the range of mental health problems encountered, and the various interventions in acute hospitals. … Continue reading

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Social Care Jargon Buster (Think Local Act Personal)

Summary There is a plain English guide to commonly used social care terms and phrases. The “Social Care Jargon Buster” was commissioned by Think Local Act Personal and produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), with contributions from … 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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Guidance on National Commissioning for Quality and Innovation “CQUIN” Payment Framework (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary The Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) payment framework is intended to link a proportion of each service providers’ income … Continue reading

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National Dementia CQUIN Coming Soon (Department of Health, Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary The Department of Health is working on a national commissioning for quality and innovation (CQUIN) aimed at improving dementia care in hospitals. This CQUIN is due to … Continue reading

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Great Western Ambulance Service: Initiatives in Dementia Identification

[A version of this abstract appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Abstract Great Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been involved in raising awareness among ambulance crews so that they may better help patients with dementia. Ambulance … Continue reading

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More Information on the Take Heart Project (NHS Local)

Summary The Take Heart project does not aim to improve people’s memory. Instead, it helps people with suspected dementia to understand the causes of their condition and provides advice and information to help control contributory cardiovascular factors. 97 per cent of the people referred … Continue reading

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