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Nurse-led discharge planning improves quality of care

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 19, PAGE NO: 40Nancy Brook, RN, is senior ward manager, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, HullTraditionally, patients who undergo major surgery such as a hysterectomy have been admitted to hospital for five to seven days, even though many would like to return home earlier to recover in familiar surroundings.

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