Unco-ordinated care: we need named responsible clinicians in hospital too!

Ron Murphy is a software designer, he blogs at ronmurp.net  I read the “Named clinicians …” post today, and the linked post by Prof David Oliver. It addresses continuity of care after discharge. This is a concern, as he quotes, … Continue reading

Geriatric discharges from a hell: A patient experience story.

Ron Murphy is a software designer, he blogs at ronmurp.net  Discharging frail older patients can be complicated and requires multi-disciplinary input and co-ordination between doctors, nurses, therapists, pharmacists and social workers – not to mention the patient and their family. … Continue reading

Newsflash: Acute Care system fails an older patient, reflections from a relative

Ron Murphy is a software designer, he blogs at ronmurp.net An older patient presenting acutely to A&E in an unwell and frail state can erroneously be assumed to be at their baseline pre-morbid state, with some additional new complaint like … Continue reading