Impact assessment

Impact Assessment Of Delivery Enhanced Recovery - Helping Patients Get Better Sooner After Surgery

This publication was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

A regulatory impact assessment of delivery enhanced recovery - helping patients get better sooner after surgery.

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High quality care needs to be delivered in a more affordable way and the enhanced recovery model of care is proven to do this. Government intervention is necessary as the capability and capacity to implement enhanced recovery creates many benefits; improved patients’ experience and clinical outcomes (getting patients fitter sooner), dramatic length of stay reductions and reduced waiting times, all of which can be realised across the NHS.