Anticipating care needs of patients after discharge from hospital: Frail and elderly patients without physiological abnormality on day of admission are more likely to require social services input

Published: 30 September 2017
Author(s): C.P. Subbe, N. Goulden, K. Mawdsley, R. Smith

Acute admissions to hospital are rising. As a part of a service evaluation we examined pathways of patients following hospital discharge depending on data available on admission to hospital.