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Community Rapid Intervention Team

The Rapid Intervention Team provides Wolverhampton residents urgent access to rapid response assessment, diagnostics and support to safely manage patients in their own home and avoid unnecessary admissions to hospital.

Nurse Led Rapid Intervention Service supported by a Medical Consultant.

Avoidance of unnecessary hospital admissions

Safe management of acute health conditions in the patients home environment

The team is multi-disciplinary team to see, assess, diagnose and treat the patient.

The team is made up of advanced nurses, therapists, clinical support workers and is supported by a hospital Consultant.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Community Rapid Intervention Team
Telephone
01902 442609

Where to go

Name
West Park Hospital
Address
Park Road West
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV1 4PW

Time / Date Details

When is it on
8am until 8pm seven days a week including bank holidays.
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
Adults aged 18 or over
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referral Criteria

  • Adults aged 18 or over
  • Wolverhampton resident and/or registered with a Wolverhampton GP
  • Patients who are at risk of admission to hospital. For example, patients with:
  • Suspected infections e.g. Chest infection, Urine Infection and Cellulitis
  • Exacerbation of long a term conditions e.g. COPD and Heart Failure
  • Suspected faecal impaction
  • Rapid deterioration in functional ability (due to acute illness or injury) requiring fast track intervention by physiotherapy and/or Occupational Therapy.

Record Last Updated on: 07/07/2017

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