A review of the functioning and effectiveness of outpatient departments at Naas General Hospital and St Colmcille's General Hospital

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/264032
Title:
A review of the functioning and effectiveness of outpatient departments at Naas General Hospital and St Colmcille's General Hospital
Authors:
Laffoy, Marie; O'Donnell, Joan; Egan, Grainne
Affiliation:
Eastern Health Board. Department of Public Health
Publisher:
Eastern Health Board. Department of Public Health
Issue Date:
Oct-1998
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/264032
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
A review of the functioning of medical and surgical outpatient departments (OPD) in Naas and St. Colmcille's General Hospitals was undertaken. The purpose of the study was to document OPD functioning and make recommendations to ensure best practice in the areas of efficiency, effectiveness and quality, including the potential role of GPs. A retrospective case note review was conducted; 800 case notes were selected i.e. the most recent 100 'new' and 100 'review' patients to both medical (400) and both surgical (400) OPDs. Data gathered included, patient demography, reason for attending OPD, GP communication, use of hospital facilities and outcome of the attendance
Keywords:
OUTPATIENT CARE; GENERAL PRACTITIONER; QUALITY

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorLaffoy, Marieen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Donnell, Joanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorEgan, Grainneen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-02T21:49:06Z-
dc.date.available2013-01-02T21:49:06Z-
dc.date.issued1998-10-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/264032-
dc.descriptionA review of the functioning of medical and surgical outpatient departments (OPD) in Naas and St. Colmcille's General Hospitals was undertaken. The purpose of the study was to document OPD functioning and make recommendations to ensure best practice in the areas of efficiency, effectiveness and quality, including the potential role of GPs. A retrospective case note review was conducted; 800 case notes were selected i.e. the most recent 100 'new' and 100 'review' patients to both medical (400) and both surgical (400) OPDs. Data gathered included, patient demography, reason for attending OPD, GP communication, use of hospital facilities and outcome of the attendanceen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEastern Health Board. Department of Public Healthen_GB
dc.subjectOUTPATIENT CAREen_GB
dc.subjectGENERAL PRACTITIONERen_GB
dc.subjectQUALITYen_GB
dc.titleA review of the functioning and effectiveness of outpatient departments at Naas General Hospital and St Colmcille's General Hospitalen_GB
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentEastern Health Board. Department of Public Healthen_GB
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