Description of service
The purpose of the discharge facilitation service is to provide efficient and effective communication between secondary and community health/social services to overcome communication challenges experienced when patients with complex/palliative care needs are transferred from one care setting to another.
The service delivers education and aims to improve the understanding of the secondary care nursing staff regarding resources and services available within primary care settings.
Who can access the service?
The service is for all patients with palliative and/or complex/continuing health care needs who are being discharged from Warrington and Halton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.