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MERIT included in national Vanguards report

​The MERIT partnership is one of 13 Vanguards which appear in the new report ‘No hospital is an island: learning from the acute care collaboration vanguards’, which was published by NHS England this week.

Posted by: Steventhomas on: Wednesday 31st January 2018 at 12:30

NHS England’s report includes examples of strategies to improve patient care and the financial stability of hospitals, through standardising clinical practice, making better use of healthcare professionals’ skills, and generating new efficiencies.

The MERIT Bed Finder system is one of the case studies featured in the report.In the first month alone, seven patients have been accommodated in another of the partner trusts instead of farther away, saving a total of over 90 out-of-area bed days.

You can read the whole report here.

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