A HSJ commissioned report which sets out key actions and best practice for hospital and system leaders, as well as highlighting a need to reset some expectations.
Our fragmented health and care system is not meeting the needs of older people, who are most likely to suffer problems with co-ordination of care and delays in transitions between services. This report from the King’s Fund sets out a framework and tools to help local service leaders improve the care they provide for older people across nine key components.
This video, which accompanies the recent report from the Kings Fund entitled 'Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population' describes a vision of care which would undoubtedly improve patient safety as well as other aspects of quality for older people.
This guide produced by NHS England aims to provide practical guidance for commissioners, providers and nursing, medical and allied health professional leaders.
This publication, developed by multidisciplinary group including the British Geriatrics Society, recommends ways in which emergency admissions can be reduced and the experience of those admitted improved.