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Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Thomas Drive, L14 3PE
Switchboard: 0151 600 1616

Discharge Information

 

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Discharge Team aid patients who require assistance with the discharge process.

The Discharge Team manage all of the simple and complex discharges from the Trust. They work closely with the Multi- Disciplinary Team arranging care packages, intermediate care beds, repatriations, organising transport, liaising with District Nurses and safe discharges for our patients.

The Discharge Team also manage the Recovery Advice Line where patients, relatives and carers can call for information or advice within 30 days of discharge. After 30 days, please contact your GP.

A member of the nursing team will take your call, but if they are not available the patient’s name, number and a brief message should be left and the team will contact you as soon as they can.

Recovery Advice Line number 0151 600 1056.

 

Aim of the Discharge Team   

  • Reduce Length of Stay
  • Improve Discharge Planning Process
  • Reduce numbers of patients being readmitted
  • Improving the patient and family experience
  • Ensuring patient flow is seamless

 

Matron                  

Tracey McLoughlin - 0151 600 1058/ Bleep 2319

 

Discharge Team   

Ann Bayley                         0151 600 1021/ Bleep 2040

Maisie Cassidy                    0151 600 1032/ Bleep 2694

 

Availability

Monday – Friday

8am – 6pm

 

Out of Hours Contact

Hospital Co-ordinators - 0151 600 1050/ Bleep 2707