Tag Archives: REACT

BetterYou April 2019: out now!

Published on Tue 19th March by Amyholgate

April 2019 edition – out now! We’re delighted to share our new-look quarterly newsletter, BetterYou April 2019. You’ll find advice from our experts to help you look after your own health; stories from local heroes; and all our latest community news. In this issue: Simple ways to save yourself a trip to hospital Help your […]

Keeping patients out of hospital: Rapid and REACT

Published on Wed 9th January by Amyholgate

Find out more about the staff working together to treat people at home rather than in hospital “We’re a colourful mixture of disciplines, including nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, support workers, mental health nurses and more. Our two teams are known as Rapid and REACT. We’re the only teams in Bristol doing what we do. Some […]

Day in the Life of an Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Published on Tue 3rd July by Jenny.lamb

Hannah Martin, Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) My role as an ACP involves leading my team in all clinical aspects of patient care. This includes completing senior reviews of complex or acutely unwell patients, providing on-call support to all staff and up-skilling staff through clinical supervision, competencies and training. In order to be successful in my […]

Supporting patients through REACT

Published on Tue 28th February by Sam Brown

Our team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists and nurses, the Rapid Emergency Assessment Care Team (REACT), works with emergency staff at the Bristol Royal Infirmary  to support patients to go home instead of being admitted to hospital. By Amy Holgate There is a traffic jam in the bustling corridor of the Emergency Department at the Bristol […]

Meet our REACT In-Reach team

Published on Thu 17th December by Charlotte.titheridge

This issue, we’re shining a spotlight on a service that has recently undergone some big changes. Two teams have combined to create a safer and stronger service for patients. REACT stands for ‘Rapid Emergency Assessment Care Team’ and it aims to prevent people coming to hospital unnecessarily, and also supports patients to get home quickly after a hospital […]

We’re ready for winter

Published on Thu 17th December by Emily Cope

We’ve launched a range of new services to support you as winter approaches. These services will help patients who go into hospital to get home again more quickly, by offering them support and appropriate ongoing healthcare in the community. As winter approaches, we’ve been preparing our services for this inevitably busy time of year. As […]

Urgent Care Service

Published on Fri 13th February by Nadia Tavana

What is this service? The Urgent Care Service comprises of: Rapid Response teams, who deliver clinical care to patients in their own home in order to prevent unnecessary hospital admission and facilitate early hospital discharge, agreed within a person centred plan of care REACT (Rapid Assessment Emergency Care Team), who work within the emergency department […]