The following conditions can be referred via the Single Point of Clinical Access (SPCA) for patients who are primarily ‘admission avoidance’:
Also, any other medical presentation that you feel may be appropriate for AEC following discussion with SPCA.
The Acute Care Unit Consultant team can also be contacted for telephone advice regarding medical patients, and they may advise you that AEC is appropriate for your patient.
When you call the SPCA on the GP line: 0300 421 0300, they will guide you through the AMB score. To help this process run as smoothly as possible, the SPCA have requested that GPs have this information already;
Please consider using the Primary Care Transfer Form (Pilot).