Acute care Acute care is where a patient receives active, short-term treatment for a condition
This can include treatment for a severe injury, period of illness, urgent medical condition, or to recover from surgery. In the NHS, it often includes services such as accident and emergency (A&E) departments, inpatient and outpatient medicine and surgery.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
Perspectives of paediatric hospital staff on factors influencing the sustainability and spread of a safety quality improvement programme
Hospital staff perspectives on sustainability and and safety of quality improvement programmes in paediatric care.
A new report published today by the Health Foundation’s REAL Centre raise concerns that the nursing shortfalls, together with the backlog in routine care and growing need for health care, is likely to...
Evaluation of a personal protective equipment support programme for staff during the COVID-19 pandemic in London
An assessment of personal protective equipment programme supporting clinical staff in London during Covid-19 pandemic.
Aiming to improve patient flow and safety in the trust’s intensive care unit by providing staff with the information they need to make data-driven decisions about clinical care and capacity. A reporti...
Changes in the overall number of ambulance incidents have been small but there are large changes in how ambulances treat patients, with fewer being taken to A&E and more treated at the scene.