Achieving timely simple discharge from hospital a toolkit for the multi disciplinary team 3 foreword what happens during the discharge process is a key part of patients experiences of hospital care whether patients are admitted for elective care or as an emergency. Timely hospital discharge is a problem affecting many hospitals worldwide1 while hospital administrators encourage the discharge of patients in the morning to expedite flow through the hospital . Timely discharge from hospital is aimed at practitioners working in acute community intermediate and ambulatory care settings all areas of practice are featured each section is arranged in themes but written to stand alone allowing the reader to dip in and out. Achieve acute hospital acute medical admission appropriate areas assessment changes chapter clinical competencies complex discharge consultant criteria date of discharge decisions delayed discharges department of health discharge coordinator discharge from hospital discharge planning discharge practice discharge process district nursing doctors . Number of hospital bed days discharge planning can improve the safety and appropriateness of discharge from hospital and can have a positive impact on length of stay timely discharge of stable patients is one way to improve bed turnover and is a skill that should be mastered by all doctors
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