South East Clinical Senates

Independent, clinical and strategic advice for health systems in the south east

Reducing avoidable hospital based care: re-thinking out of hospital clinical pathways

A guide to improving clinical pathways and models of care that are less dependent on acute hospitals. It provides a detailed guide to managing acute symptoms and conditions out of hospital where safe and appropriate to do so. This report also provides detailed guidance on effective community-based pathways for three common long term conditions: heart failure, respiratory conditions and patients living with and beyond cancer.

Clinical Senate

South East

Status:

Complete

Date:

Nov-16

Types of Work:

Clinical Review

Theme

Community Services

Policy / Documentation

No

Specialised Commissioning

No

STP / ACS Development Plans

No

Urgent & Emergency Care

No

Multiple Clinical Services

No

Children & Maternity

No

Cardiac

No

Stroke & Vascular

No

Mental Health

No

Respiratory

No

MSK

No

ENT

No

Community Services/ Hubs

yes

Diagnostics / Hubs

No

Primary Care

No

Public Health

No

Care Planning

No

Communications

yes

Workforce

No

Link to web page or report

http://www.secsenate.nhs.uk/files/4114/7947/4980/Reducing_avoidable_hospital_based_care_-_re-thinking_out_of_hospital_clinical_pathways._South_East_Clinical_Senate_report_Nov_2016.pdf