[Skip to content]

NHS
Loading
.

Patient admission, transfer and discharge from hospital

 

Patients safety incidents can occur during the patient journey, which includes access, admission, transfer, and discharge. Accurate patient identification is vital.

 

In particular, patients are sometimes discharged before they are medically or functionally fit and this can put them at risk once they leave hospital.

 

Use the box below to search for resources relating to the patient journey