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 Lewisham NHS organisations launch Red Bag Pathway​

red bag picture.jpgThe Lewisham and Greenwich ‘Red Bag’ Pathway is a collaboration between the Care Homes for Older Adults in Lewisham and Greenwich, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London Ambulance Service, and Lewisham and Greenwich CCGs and will be launching today (14 May). The Red Bag pathway originated in Sutton, supports smoother transfers of care, increased communication between care homes and hospitals, better patient care and reduced length of hospital stay for care home residents. It is being implemented in a number of different areas in London and across the UK.