Improving clear, consistent documentation of treatment escalation plans at King’s College
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest and busiest teaching hospitals in the United Kingdom (UK), with a strong profile of local services primarily serving the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham and Bromley. With 1,700 beds, two emergency departments with 750 visits per day and nearly 1 million outpatient visits each year, the hospital’s specialist services are available to patients across a wider catchment area, providing nationally and internationally recognized work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, hematology-oncology and fetal medicine.
With Allscripts, King’s College Hospital:
- Achieved more consistent documentation
- Increased collaboration across the Trust
- Empowered the clinical staff to make decisions, and nurses felt more confident in escalating care.