Making nurse-led discharge work to improve patient care.

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This article discusses nurse-led discharge and provides guidance. Robust implementation of nurse-led discharge requires a thorough understanding of the 'discharge planning' process, and also requires educational support, training and achievement of discharge competencies. Without these, nurse-led discharges are at risk of becoming yet another quick-fix remedy for freeing up hospital beds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-32
Number of pages3
JournalNursing times
Issue number37
Publication statusPublished - 14 Sept 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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