PRESS RELEASE – RCEM & UHUK Call for Co-Location of Urgent Care services

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher on Tue, 03/11/2015 - 10:26

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Health UK call for the co-location of urgent care services with A&E departments

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Health UK today make the case for the immediate co-location of out-of-hours urgent and emergency primary care services with Accident and Emergency departments.

This joint position is announced as a continuation of the collaborative working between the two organisations, aimed at securing safer, simpler and more effective access for patients with urgent healthcare needs during out-of-hours periods.

Please see the full statement here: 151104 RCEM UHUK make case for co-location.pdf