Emergency admissions plan for ScotlandBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7173.1614a (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1614
- Bryan Christie
- 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 …