discharge date

discharge date

The date on which a patient’s episode of care ends in the UK, either formally, with a discharge letter from the caring consultant or in the event of death, or informally, as occurs when the patient doesn’t return within a designated timeframe for follow-up visits.
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Ms Richards told the court that while the medical team, including consultant psychiatrists and community psychiatric nurses, had been working towards "a well-established discharge date" she would be considering whether Mrs Boyle had shown any "red flag symptoms in terms of discharge".
While I was still in the service at AFTAC, I applied to the university and was accepted but my discharge date was too late to enter.
Instead, the discharge date will be used as the start date.
For laden containers, the JAO will remove the provision requiring the submission of equipment interchange receipt as a basis for the implementation of the 90-day rule and instead, the discharge date will be used as the start date.
"It has allowed the patient care experience to be extended out past their visit or discharge date."
The scheme covers referrals within the county, mortuary services for up to seven days, operation of ambulance services within the county, inpatient medical bills up to 24 hours after discharge date, among others.
Demi is said to be leaving hospital later this week, although her expected discharge date has not been made public.
If agreed, people currently serving in the regular armed forces who are within 12 weeks of their discharge date would be guaranteed an interview - so long as they meet the minimum criteria.
Elhalik said that since 2014 the hospital began a stringent follow-up system to ensure every newborn undergoes this screening irrespective of the hospital discharge date.
He testified to receiving two stitches and offered into evidence a letter from Sentara containing an account number, an account balance, and a discharge date of Feb.
Three areas were targeted for the caregiver: more visibility for caregivers throughout the hospital stay; sufficient notice to the caregiver of the discharge date to make the necessary arrangements for homecare (e.g., medical supplies, food, prepare the home and time off from work as needed for the caregiver); and finally, simple instructions on how to provide the necessary home care beyond just the written instructions (Reinhard & Ryan, 2017).