Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation - NICE Guideline

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This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital.

Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes good-quality care in hospital and joint working between health and social services.

Recommendations

The guideline includes recommendations on:

Who is it for?

  • Commissioners and providers of health and social care
  • Health and social care practitioners
  • People with or at risk of a medical emergency or acute illness, and their families and carers

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