Review following admission to hospital

  • All patients admitted to hospital under an EDC should be reviewed by an Approved Medical Practitioner within 24 hours.
  • All patients admitted to hospital under the care of Psychiatry, whether under the powers of an EDC, or an STDC must be reviewed by a senior Psychiatrist (ST4 grade or above) within 48 hours.

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 28/05/2021

Author(s): Julia Ferrari, Joe McGhee, Duncan Westall, William McFadden, Heather Tainsh , Susan Sutherland, Marie White , Anne Cook, Justin McNicholl, Douglas Armstrong, Dr Nabila Muzaffar, Dr Stuart Affleck, Dr David Cumming, Andrew Angus, Jackie Maher, Rose Mills, Vincent Hughes..