1 February 2018

Protocol for when a service closes at short notice

Joint Working Protocol: When a hospital, services or facility closes at short notice
NHS England 1 February 2018
  • Guidance to organisations when a hospital, service or facility closes unavoidably at short notice.
  • The memorandum gives clear guidance and direction to any organisation involved in a short notice closure to take appropriate and timely action in supporting patients and making sure they get the care and treatment they deserve.