unscheduled care

unscheduled care

Health and/or social care needs that cannot reasonably be foreseen or planned in advance of contact with relevant services…such demand can occur any time, and must be available 24/7. Unscheduled care is, by definition, urgent, with a need to take action at the time of contact with services. Unscheduled care does not include delivery of routine or non-urgent services on an as-needed and uncontrolled basis 24 hours a day.
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In alignment with the Scottish Government's mental health strategy, we want to ensure all of our services meet this need, whether that's through our 111 unscheduled care service, Breathing Space, Living Life or digital offerings.
In alignment with the Scottish Government's mental health strategy, we want to ensure that all of our services meet this need, whether that's through our 111 unscheduled care service, Breathing Space, Living Life or our digital offerings.
A spokeswoman for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board said: "Cardiff and Vale UHB has had an extremely busy Christmas and New Year period in terms of unscheduled care activity.
The Unscheduled Care Improvement programme focuses on delivering optimal patient safety and care at all stages of the patients journey.
Adam Griffiths, head of nursing for unscheduled care, who was part of the team which looked into Mr Roberts' case, said while he may not have met the criteria for one-to-one he should have had enhanced observation, especially as his condition declined.
An annual report from NHS Scotland chief executive Paul Gray said unscheduled care had its best performance for four years in 2015-16, with A&E staff dealing with 94.
Capita's Urgent Care and Out of Hours Services Conference is perfectly timed following the publication of the National Review of Primary Care Out of Hours Services to ensure you have the tools to transform your organisation's unscheduled care.
The project will link the IT systems of NHS unscheduled care to those used by social care child protection teams, so that information can be shared about children who are subject to child protection plans or who have looked after child status.
J, Emergency Medical Associates is a physician-owned partnership that has been delivering emergency medicine and unscheduled care management services to hospitals.
It "It is also as a result of the formation of the Unscheduled Care Task Group, which is made up of senior representatives from each trust and the Board to make improvements to all avoidable waiting times.
The money will be provided over three years as part of a plan to change the way unscheduled care is delivered in the NHS.
Dr Olwen Williams said no-one will be turned away from A&E but there are alternative routes to treatment for those in need of unscheduled care.