Getting hospital discharge right
The British Red Cross has published a report which sets out recommendations to improve care when patients return home from hospital.
Home to unknown: Getting hospital discharge right focuses on research about patients’ experience of discharge from hospital and their transition from hospital to home. Although the British Red Cross has seen many examples of excellence, including successful partnerships with the voluntary and community sector in delivering home from hospital transition, the research has found a lack of consistency of provision, with many people falling through the gaps. You can read a summary of the key findings and recommendations here (click link).