Posts Tagged ‘Readmissions’

Readmissions to hospital growing as funding and social care compromised, report says

The number of patients being readmitted to hospital in an emergency with potentially preventable conditions such as pneumonia and pressure sores has grown ...

Emergency re-admissions to hospital have risen by a fifth since 2012/13

New figures show that emergency re-admissions to hospital have risen by a fifth since 2012/13. Freedom of Information requests by Healthwatch England re...

Emergency readmissions spiral over past decade

Emergency readmissions to hospital have increased by 27% over the last 10 years, according to new Government figures. Data published by the Health and Soc...

Link between income inequality and readmission

Income inequality is associated with an increased risk of readmission to hospital, but not mortality, finds a large US study of older patients. The author...

Proposals to cut readmissions will damage care

Government plans to cut the number of patient readmissions must be introduced sensitively if they are to avoid damaging patient care, a report warns. The ...