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HSDR - 12/177/04

A study to understand and optimise community hospital ward care in the NHS

Project title: A study to understand and optimise community hospital ward care in the NHS

Call to action: 12/177 12/177 New research on community hospitals activity, appropriateness and cost-effectiveness

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor John YoungORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor John YoungORCID logo

Contractor: Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cost: £517,631.00

Co-investigators: Dr Andrew SmithORCID logo, Dr Helen TuckerORCID logo, Dr Roberta LongoORCID logo, Mrs Heather Eardley, Ms Mary GodfreyORCID logo, Professor Claire HulmeORCID logo, Professor John GladmanORCID logo, Professor Pamela EnderbyORCID logo.

Started: July 2014 | Status: Published January 2020

This study found that the efficiency of community hospital wards is comparable with acute hospitals and that modifiable performance factors might lead to potential efficiency savings.

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