Fast Track Discharge (2023)

Type of publication:
Service improvement case study

*Rebecca Martin (Therapy Operational Manager for Inpatient Therapies PRH, ESD and Head of Occupational Therapy), *Dr Emma Corbett (Consultant in Palliative Medicine)/ *Ruth Walker (Macmillan Palliative Care Cancer Nurse Specialist)/ *Rachael Roebuck and *Jennifer Russell (Discharge Liaison Nurse)/ *Kate Robinson and *Jane Carter (Occupational Therapist)/ *Alison Jones (Nurse Specialist Palliative Care)

SaTH Improvement Hub, January 2023

Opportunities for improvement were identified in the Fast Track patient pathway (patients with a life expectancy of 3 months or less). A pilot was carried out to understand if the availability of a dedicated EoLC Occupational Therapist improved patient discharge.

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