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Assessment, Discharge and Withdrawal Notices between Hospitals and Social Services

About this information standard

This information standard defines a set of Assessment, Discharge and Withdrawal (ADW) Notices to support compliance with the Care Act 2014, these Notices are to be used to support the discharge of hospital patients that are considered to have social care needs.

This information standard is published under section 250 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. An Information Standards Notice (see below) provides an overview of scope and implementation timescales, and the other listed documents provide further detail for those who have to implement the information standard.

Current Release

Release date22/06/2016
Release numberAmd 29/2015
Release titleInitial Standard
Key documents
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