August 23, 2022

Guidance for emergency departments

The 2022 to 2023 NHS planning guidance specifies the need for more structured streaming arrangements between urgent treatment centres (UTCs) and emergency departments (EDs).

This guidance makes recommendations for models of initial assessment of patients arriving at EDs and provides standard definitions of the processes that classify as initial assessment: streaming, triage, and rapid assessment and treatment. 

Read more – NHSE & I (12/8/22)

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