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Emergency admissions plan for Scotland

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (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

    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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