Integrated Discharge Team

Our liaison team work with other organisations as part of the integrated discharge team based at Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

The team have the lead for admission avoidance in the role of GP liaison by discussing with referrers patients who may require a same day assessment by the acute trust. The team advise and suggest possible alternatives to a hospital attendance and also have a role in identifying and developing patient pathways and community services.

The team also have responsibility for facilitating complex discharges from the L&D hospital;

  • Assessing and prescribing of equipment,
  • Continuing Health Care process as per DoH guidance
  • Referrals to community services
  • Advice and support to hospital staff/patients/carers re community services
  • Liaison with voluntary and statutory services

 

Working Hours and Contact Details

Admission Avoidance – GP Liaison
Mon – Fri, 8am – 6.30pm via Urgent Connect

Discharge Team
The team is based at:
Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Road, Luton, LU4 0DZ
Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm
Tel:  01582 497355/497142

For further information please read the leaflet below.

Out of Hours Contact Details: 

Luton (CCS) 0333 405 3000                   CCS-TR.LutonRMSreferrals@nhs.net

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