Future Hospital Commission: Care comes to the patient in the future hospital – Royal College of Physicians – 12 September 2013

Posted on September 12, 2013. Filed under: Health Mgmt Policy Planning, Medicine | Tags: |

Future Hospital Commission: Care comes to the patient in the future hospital – Royal College of Physicians – 12 September 2013

“A new report from the Future Hospital Commission recommends that in future, care should come to the acutely ill patient, rather than the patient being moved around the hospital.

This is one of 50 recommendations aimed at improving care for acute medical patients in Future Hospital: Caring for medical patients, which puts the patient experience and the concept of ‘clinician citizenship’ back into the very heart of healthcare. This is matched with a radical restructuring of the wards where acutely ill patients are treated, and a new organisational and management structure whose responsibilities for acutely ill medical patients will stretch out from the hospital into the wider community, developing the idea of a local healthcare system.”

… continues on the site

Access the full report, Future Hospital: Caring for medical patients.

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