Transforming community health services for children and young people who are ill: a quasi-experimental evaluation

Spiers G, Allgar V, Richardson G, Thurland K, Hinde S, Birks Y, Gridley K, Duncan H, Clarke S, Cusworth L, Parker G
Record ID 32016001007
Authors' objectives: This research examined the impact of introducing and expanding children's community nursing (CCN) services on quality, acute care and costs.
Authors' recomendations: Large, generic CCN teams that integrate acute admission avoidance for all children with support for children with complex conditions and highly targeted teams for children with complex conditions offer the possibility of supporting children more appropriately at home while also making some difference to acute activity. This possibility remains to be tested further.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2016
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: England, United Kingdom
MeSH Terms
  • Child
  • Community Health Services
  • Humans
Organisation Name: NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research programme
Contact Address: NIHR Journals Library, National Institute for Health and Care Research, Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre, Alpha House, University of Southampton Science Park, Southampton SO16 7NS, UK
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