Effective partnership working: a case study of hospital discharge.

  title={Effective partnership working: a case study of hospital discharge.},
  author={Melanie Henwood},
  journal={Health & social care in the community},
  volume={14 5},
The process of discharging patients from hospital provides a critical indicator of the state of partnership working between health and social care agencies. In many ways, hospital discharge can be seen to epitomise the challenges which beset partnership working. For patients who have care needs which continue following their discharge from hospital, how well health and social care partners are able to coordinate their policies and practice is critical. Where arrangements work well, patients… CONTINUE READING