Critical analysis and implications on practice resulting from the exploration of the patient journey .

Using the patient journey (to be forwarded)and the challenges which were identified as the basis for analysis , identify and critically examine the learning & subsequent implications to practice resulting from this exploration. Implications to practice are difficult cases discussed at ward meetings , discuss how to improve things . All senior nurses now attend safeguarding and mental capacity training as mandatory so they feel more confident in dealing with safeguarding issues & assessing mental capacity . All staff attend equality & diversity training every 3 years . Highlighted the need for more seamless care between hospital & community services . End of life care nurse now in post to support patients and staff .