In a letter sent to all NHS Trust chief executives on November 15 2017, senior NHS figures said: "Acute trusts must always accept handover of patients within 15 minutes of an ambulance arriving at the Emergency Department (ED) or other urgent admission
On the 7 (th) day after urgent admission
, the patient underwent elective sigmoid colon resection and side-by-side anastomosis.
"The injuries inflicted on Lee Irving amount, on any view, to a truly shocking pattern of violence which can only have caused him the most severe degree of prolonged pain and anyone would have realised he required an urgent admission
Among the more than 1 million patients in the 10-year study, those age 80 and older were 1.7 times more likely to require urgent admission
to the hospital than under-65s.
Patients were significantly more likely to be managed conservatively in urgent admission
compared with emergent cases, and in urban nonteaching hospitals compared with urban teaching hospitals.
"But at 20 weeks, I knew it didn't feel right so I went back and ended up being sent into hospital as an urgent admission
as my blood platelet count was very low.
Patients in the lowest socioeconomic group were more likely to be black, to need urgent admission
, and to be treated at nonteaching hospitals with low patient volumes.
"An adequate examination should have led to urgent admission
to hospital, a prompt diagnosis of infection and appropriate antibiotic treatment," he said.
Meningococcal septicaemia requires urgent admission
to hospital where patients are treated with antibiotics - the Meningitis Trust said the faster treatment is started, the less likely it is to become life threatening.
But the family called their GP, who thought Mr Clarke might have suffered a stroke and arranged an urgent admission
But a new urgent admission
increases the pressures on beds and forces Billy's early discharge...