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Table 3 General level of Organisation in NCROP Hospitals 2007*

From: Introducing the national COPD resources and outcomes project

INDICATOR 'Met in Full'
   Formal pulmonary rehab programme 83% 83
   Access to early discharge scheme 61% 59/97
   Trust Respiratory Department on a single site 58% 58
   Respiratory Department in a dedicated area 64% 63/99
   On-site clinical Psychology 34% 34
   Written local guidelines for managing COPD 74% 74
Specialist Respiratory ward 86% 85/99
Use specialty triage 57% 57
Specialist Respiratory on-call rota 13% 13
High Dependency Unit available to COPD patients 69% 69
Funded smoking cessation programme 63% 62/99
Written self-management advice at discharge 40% 40
Local Respiratory Support Group for respiratory patients 83% 82/99
Local PCT engages with respiratory services 86% 85/99
Respiratory Interest/Network group locally 78% 76/98
Mechanism to influence local care commissioning 73% 69/95
On-site palliative care 82% 81/99
Formal arrangements for COPD patients to receive palliative care in area 42% 42/99
Policy for providing patient information about end of life care to severe COPD patients whilst in a stable state 11% 11/98
Any plans to develop/further develop palliative care services for patients with COPD 60% 59/98
  1. *n/100 unless otherwise shown