The patient flow team are a team of nurses who manage the placement of patients across the Salford site.
The team encompasses other teams hospital at night team are a clinical team who triage all the clinical calls and the team has advance clinical practitioners who carry out assessment diagnosis and treatments on sick patients across the hospital overnight.
We also manage the hospital phlebotomy service we also manage an information system CUR clinical utilisation review tool, this tool shows every patient in the trust and what their next step is and if they are in the correct place to receive the care they require.
Patients will rarely be aware of this team who are busy in the background sorting out the clinical placements of all patients who require a bed in the hospital. Hospital at night may come into contact with patients when a call is generated in the ibleep system.