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Poor discharge planning causes huge rise in adverse incidents.

Research paper by Petra P Kendall-Raynor

Indexed on: 19 May '16Published on: 19 May '16Published in: Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)



Abstract

A sharp rise in discharge-related incidents has prompted the health service ombudsman to issue a warning over patients being unfit to leave hospital.