Medical Admissions Unit


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Medical Admissions Unit

A ward in the UK which takes referrals either directly from GPs or from within the hospital’s own A&E (casualty) services.
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Reforms to care delivery via the establishment of acute medical admissions units (AMAU) [4-6], in addition to implementation of other structural changes [7,8] and the presence of senior consultant interventions [9], have led to improved patient outcomes.
More than 12 hours later, just before midnight, Teresa was transferred to a portable bed in the foyer of the hospital's acute medical admissions unit, next door to casualty.
Doctors have not disclosed details of his illness but a hospital spokeswoman said: "He is on our Medical Admissions Unit."
A total of 58% of calls had just one vehicle, 28% had two, 10% had three and 3% had four | 34 patients whose heart had stopped and weren't breathing when paramedics arrived were resuscitated and were alive when they reached hospital (in December 2015 only) | 69,868 patients were taken to a major A&E unit, 1,394 were taken to a minor injuries unit, 1,692 were taken to a medical admissions unit and 2,906 were sent to other units such as maternity or mental health | 12,233 hours lost due to patient handover delays to A&E
Special thanks to Staff Nurse David on Medical Admissions Unit Wansbeck General Hospital for all his care.
In addition thanks go to the Medical Admissions Unit staff, nurses Abby and Keith and Doctor Caroline who looked after Geoff on his final admission.
A new emergency admissions unit opened in June to replace the medical admissions unit would relieve capacity problems in A&E and help to cut waiting times, it said.
The closure of the A&E here in Llanelli has been counterbalanced with a "walk-in" minor illness and injury unit and a selective medical admissions unit. The addition of extra services for those with drug and alcohol problems and keeping most of the current outpatient clinics and other facilities is reassuring, but for how long?
Therefore, we went onwards to Llandough medical admissions unit.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and The Friarage in Northallerton, is set to merge the coronary care unit with the medical admissions unit at The Friarage.
Thanks to the staff of Ward 9 and Medical Admissions Unit at Wansbeck Hospital and also staff at Meadow Park.
A pilot scheme introduced in partnership with NHS Darlington and County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust saw community matrons work alongside colleagues at the Medical Admissions Unit (MAU) at the University Hospital of North Durham.

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