planned care

planned care

A UK term of art used in the acute sector for care provided in hospital or after referral from a primary or community health professional. The care is scheduled in advance, and thus not an emergency.
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PRH would then become the centre for planned care in the county.
At F&P committee Mr Dean pointed out that Welsh Government had supported Betsi with PS49 million for planned care over four years, yet patients waiting over 36 weeks for operation had increased 56% - "We are funding your deficit.
Health commissioners approved plans for Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to host the county's only emergency centre in the future, and for PRH to take over responsibility for planned care.
Phase two of the Path to Excellence is examining overhauls to emergency and planned care, including surgery and outpatient services, such as scans and blood tests.
the planned care benefits are average rule assumptions such.
The LMC, which had previously expressed its view that just keeping the status quo regarding local health services configuration was not an option, accepts having community beds for Calderdale patients on the Huddersfield site as it would be the centre for planned care and supports the proposal to continue A&E consultant-led emergency services and implementation of medically urgent care at both centres, as well as strengthening community and primary care services.
| PROPOSAL A Two main hospitals A major new urgent and planned care hospital centrally located somewhere between Narberth and St Clears, with all planned and specialist care centralised on a single site.
Head of nursing for planned care, Kath Higgins, said: "This is a new, dedicated space for patients with urgent referrals for surgery, as well as some patients arriving for planned procedures.
The NHS in Leicestershire is holding events where you can find out the changes that it might be making to future developments for its planned care services across the county.
Meanwhile, figures for planned care have seen the percentage of patients waiting less than 26 weeks to start treatment was 87.5% - marginally worse than the 87.6% performance in September 2016.
Practices in both tracks work to improve patient access and continuity, provide care management to the patients at highest risk, engage patients and caregivers, focus on planned care and population health, and increase the comprehensiveness and coordination of care.
The quarterly report states extremely high levels of bed occupancy continue to affect trusts' ability to admit patients who require planned care.