Chapter 17. Planning Hospital Discharge

  1. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer
  1. Jane Houghton MSc, RGN, RSCN, DN Certificate nurse Chair

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch17

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

How to Cite

Houghton, J. (2009) Planning Hospital Discharge, in Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse (ed K. Moyse), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Health at Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158008

Online ISBN: 9781444322644

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Keywords:

  • Minor illnesses and discharge planning;
  • Information for the child and family;
  • children's community nurses (CCNs);
  • Information for the primary care team;
  • Complex mental health conditions;
  • Child protection/safeguarding children;
  • Children with complex health needs;
  • general practitioner (GP);
  • primary care team (PCT)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Minor illnesses and discharge planning

  • Information for the child and family

  • Medication

  • Information for the primary care team

  • Follow-up and support

  • Complex discharges

  • Child protection/safeguarding children

  • Complex mental health conditions

  • Children with complex health needs

  • Summary

  • References