Virtual Ward

The Sutton Community Virtual Ward offers a ‘wrap-around’ service to people in their homes, including in care homes, ensuring they receive care that meets their needs in a timely fashion with the aim of accepting early facilitated discharge from hospital, including those with COVID, therefore reducing length of hospital stay and avoiding hospital readmissions.

Led by the 4 Sutton Primary Care Networks and bringing together staff across Primary Care, Social Care, Community Services and Voluntary sector organisations.  The Virtual Ward is a Multidisciplinary Team of St Helier Hospital Consultants, Specialist Community Health and Care Professionals who, with the patient’s GP, work together to coordinate virtually the best wrap-around after-hospital care for patients including Remote Monitoring and Pulse Oximetry.

To access this service, you must be referred by the GP or hospital.

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