The Daily Dynamic Discharge Approach
The Daily Dynamic Discharge approach improves the timeliness, safety and quality of all patient journeys. It helps the multidisciplinary team prioritise and plan in a way that is best for the patient in the bed and the patient in the queue. It helps tackle some of the human elements of 'manmade' delay.
Figure 6a: Key Elements of the Daily Dynamic Discharge Approach
Figure 6b: An Example Dynamic Discharge Plan
The elements of the Daily Dynamic Discharge approach implemented by Dumfries and Galloway included the Daily Whiteboard Meeting, early Estimated Date of Discharge ( EDD) setting, Golden Hour Ward Rounds and Check Chase and Challenge using the Task Management Sheet.
The multidisciplinary team meeting took significantly less time after implementation - 45 minutes in total - and pharmacy reported that prescriptions were being written up in advance of discharge.
Email: Jessica Milne, email@example.com
Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House