Care of Informal Patients who require Care in the Local Acute Hospital

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust policy for the Care of Informal Patients who require Care in the Local Acute Hospital

The purpose of this procedure is to:

Provide a consistent approach across the mental health and learning disability inpatient Directorates in relation to the transfer of any patients to a General Hospital ward, which will allow such transfers to be done in a timely and safe manner.

  • Detail the responsibilities and duties of staff in relation to the transfer of any patients to a General Hospital ward.
  • Detail what arrangements the Trust has in place to monitor compliance with the contents of this guidance.

To download the policy please follow the link:  IPs Care in Acute Hospitals Policy v7

 To access the Equality Impact Assessment (EIA) associated with this policy please follow the link:  IPs Care in Acute Hospitals Policy v7 EIA