discharge from hospital

discharge from hospital

An NHS term for the formal transfer of a person from hospital, after an inpatient episode of care, to an appropriate setting—e.g., home, care home, care home with nursing. Discharge from hospital involves developing and implementing a multi-disciplinary care plan to ensure that any rehabilitation, recuperation and continuing health and social care needs are identified and met.
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Assistant coroner Sarah-Jayne Richards told the hearing she would be looking at the specific preparations which had been made prior to Mrs Boyle's discharge from hospital. She said she would hold a second preinquest review after the list of agreed witnesses had been confirmed, and then would set a date for the conclusion.
The service helps to reduce delays in discharge by providing short term, Practical and emotional support to facilitate a smooth and timely discharge from hospital. This enables people to return safety to their own home and avoid unscheduled re-admissions.
The King said, "On the occasion of your Excellency's discharge from hospital after your recovery thanks to Allah, we are pleased to send you on behalf of the people and the Government of Saudi Arabia and in our name best congratulations and wishes..."
"We also found arrangements should have been made for an urgent review of the man's inability to manage a normal bowel motion after discharge from hospital.
We are apprehensive that if the suspect is released back to his home and normal life upon discharge from hospital, he may interfere with the witnesses who have not recorded their statements," he told the court.
PATIENTS with sepsis are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke after leaving hospital, researchers have discovered Data on 42,316 sepsis patients found 831 had a stroke and 184 had a heart attack within 180 days of discharge from hospital.
A SPECIALIST health and social care team is working around the clock to support patients' discharge from hospital in Northumberland and North Tyneside.
JOCKEY Mikey Fogarty's discharge from hospital in Britain has been delayed as he waits for a back brace, writes Jessica Lamb.
In his own name and on behalf of the medical city of Faisal bin Muammar, Secretary General of King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue, congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on complete recovery and discharge from hospital.
As with the physically ill, the problem is the current malaise in NHSWales of premature discharge from hospital with the emphasis being shifted to "Care in the Community".
According to research by the party, 6,204 people were recorded as having no fixed abode on discharge from hospital care in 2007, up from 4,048 in 2003.
Vital advice about dietary changes was not given in 50 per cent of cases when stroke patients were on the point of discharge from hospital, with a third saying they were not given any information about physical exercise, a study for the Stroke Association found.