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Emergency admissions plan for Scotland

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7173.1614a (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1614
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh
  2. Managing Hospital Admissions and Discharges is available from the Accounts Commission for Scotland, 18 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2QU, or www.accounts-commission.gov.uk.

    An action plan has been issued to Scottish hospitals to help them cope with the ever rising number of emergency admissions, which have increased from 460000 a year in 1990 to 560000 in 1997.

    A report published last week by the Accounts Commission for Scotland made a series of recommendations aimed at …

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