Improving patient flow through urgent and emergency care


We're working with national and local partners to support improvement in urgent and emergency care.

We’ve published this collection of practical resources to help health and social care systems achieve the ambitions related to urgent and emergency care in Next steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View.

These resources will support you to:

Better patient flow decreases congestion in A&E departments, gives patients a better experience and reduces pressure on staff. It is ever more important that hospitals review how to implement best practice, particularly as they plan for winter pressures.

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