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17.02.2016

Improve hospital discharge processes for over 65s say Croydon residents

Improving discharge processes for over 65s at Croydon University Hospital will help communication between patients, GPs pharmacies and social care providers, say Croydon residents who contributed to a recent public meeting on this issue. The meeting, organised by Healthwatch Croydon in association with Age UK Croydon, gained views of former discharge patients, carers, residents and...

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17.02.2016

Improve hospital discharge processes for over 65s say Croydon residents

Improving discharge processes for over 65s at Croydon University Hospital will help communication between patients, GPs pharmacies and social care providers, say Croydon residents who contributed to a recent public meeting on this issue. The meeting, organised by Healthwatch Croydon in association with Age UK Croydon, gained views of former discharge patients, carers, residents and...

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02.02.2016

Communicate better with us to improve hospital discharge say Croydon’s older patients

To ensure a better experience of hospital discharge for patients aged 65 and over, Croydon University Hospital needs to improve communications between patients and health care providers, according to a survey commissioned by Healthwatch Croydon. While one in five patients were delayed (20%) usually waiting for medication, transport or equipment, most patients were more concerned...

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