Community - Urgent Response Team

URT team
Our Urgent Response Team is a community based team that provide visits to patients that are registered with a Wakefield GP in the district and the surrounding area. This team is made up of Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACP’s), Trainee ACP’s, Staff Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and support staff.

The service aims to prevent admission to hospital responding to urgent nursing and therapy needs for patients within the community as well as supporting patients on discharge from hospital.

Referrals are accepted from hospitals, GP’s, patients and carers. The team support patients to maximise their independence. Our team work together with adult social care and third sector providers.

Our Urgent Response Team can be contacted via our Single Point of Contact (SPOC) team on 01924 327591.