Curly Wurly theory could extend to managing ED expectations
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Curly Wurly theory could extend to managing ED expectations

Wendy Johnson Head, Safeguarding adults at risk, Learning disabilities, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon

A long wait in an emergency department underlines the wisdom of telling people the true situation at the outset

There’s been much in the news about the failure of emergency departments (EDs) to meet targets and about patients in corridors and, literally, on the floor, as they wait to be seen.

Learning Disability Practice. 23, 2, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/ldp.23.2.12.s9

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