Daily Dynamic Approach in the community: Highland improvement story part one

An example of successful discharge planning in the Highland Health and Social Care Partnership.

Multidisciplinary Team Huddle

One of the pledges was for each of the community hospitals to establish a regular huddle, bringing together the multidisciplinary team to review the status of patients and discuss what needs to happen to facilitate timely discharge. The senior charge nurse from each of the six community hospitals then links in, by video conference or jabber, to a daily virtual huddle. The virtual huddle is coordinated by a manager from the Highland Health and Social Care Partnership and links in turn into the Raigmore Hospital daily huddle. The virtual huddle lasts for a maximum of 15 minutes each morning to review patient flow, quality and safety issues and resolve any problems, wherever possible.


Email: Jessica Milne

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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