Posts Tagged ‘Outpatients’

Socioeconomic inequalities in NHS outpatient care emerged after 2010

Educated 65-year-olds and above use considerably more NHS outpatient care than their less educated peers. This is the key finding of research by the I...

New standards to improve ambulatory emergency care in the NHS

Outpatients and the NHS are set to benefit from a new standardised approach to patient care, according to two top doctors’ organisations. The Royal Co...

One-size-fits-all outpatient care no longer fit for purpose says royal college

A new approach to outpatient care is needed if the NHS is to meet growing demand and reduce disruption to patients’ lives, claims a report. The RCP re...

Hospital doctors advised to write to patients directly in plain English

Hospital doctors have been told to write to their patients in plain English to promote better understanding of their healthcare. The Academy of Royal Me...

Patients say outpatient care is improving

Outpatient care is improving a survey reveals but questions persist over clinic management. The national survey of patients’ experiences during their ...