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An evaluation of the effectiveness of 'care bundles' as a means of improving hospital care and reducing hospital re-admission for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Project title: An evaluation of the effectiveness of 'care bundles' as a means of improving hospital care and reducing hospital re-admission for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Call to action: 12/130 12/130 Evaluating new models of care for people with longterm conditions

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Sarah PurdyORCID logo

Lead Author: Ms Katherine Morton

Contractor: NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Cost: £838,645.74

Co-investigators: Dr Alison Heawood (nee Shaw)ORCID logo, Dr James CalvertORCID logo, Dr Melanie ChalderORCID logo, Mrs Sue Jenkins, Professor Chris MetcalfeORCID logo, Professor Jonathan BengerORCID logo, Professor William HollingworthORCID logo.

Started: May 2014 | Status: Published June 2019

There was no evidence that care bundles reduced 28-day re-admission rates for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and were challenging to implement.

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