HOSPITALISATION ACCESS IN NEUROLOGICAL AND ORTHOPAEDIC REHABILITATION DEPARTMENTS
All hospitalisation requests have to firstly be approved by those responsible for neurorehabilitation and orthopaedics rehabilitation at the Sol et Salus Hospital in regards to adequate characteristics, completeness and appropriateness before being placed on the waiting list1.
Accessing with the NHS
The request must be written on national prescription form by a public physiatrist clearly indicating the diagnosis, the type of admission (intensive-extensive) with the relevant code (75, 56, 60), if the admission is ordinary or in day hospital and the hospitalisation duration2. Alternatively, the request by a general practitioner . together with a report signed by a public physiatrist requesting rehabilitation admission3.
The patient is summoned for admission by telephone by the nurse coordinator from the ward where the patient will be hospitalised. They are told the admission date and time and the documents which will be needed.
Privately paid access
A visit by a Sol et Salus doctor is required, or by presenting all necessary medical records to assess the need for hospitalisation, the appropriate department and a cost estimate will be worked out by the admissions office.
1 The waiting list of patients resident in the Rimini province and relating to rehabilitation code 60, are directly managed by the “Nucleo Operativo Aziendale” (Core operational Company) to maintain ASL Romagna care continuity.
2 The rehabilitation hospitalisations that directly follow the hospitalisation for orthopaedic or neuro-orthopaedic surgery performed at the Sol et Salus Hospital, for some NHS are conditioned by the authorisation of the competent bodies of the NHS itself, which are contacted directly by the hospital admissions office at the Sol et Salus hospital.
3 For patients residing in the Marche region, as by the current legislation, in addition to what is indicated, they need to have the districts approval to which they belong.
HOSPITALISATION ACCESS IN THE SURGERY DEPARTMENT
Surgical interventions within Sol et Salus hospital can only be under taken after a specialist examination performed by surgeons who operate within the facility.
The request on national prescription form by the general practitioner is necessary in which the diagnosis and need to operate is clearly indicated. The surgery requests transmitted by the doctors who carry out specialist visits issued to the admissions office are placed on the waiting list in compliance with the transparency waiting list management as requested by the existing rules.
Access via private payment
The cost estimate must be requested from the surgery admissions office.
OUTPATIENT CLINIC ACCESS
– Accredited benefits
Accredited NHS benefits can only be provided for users residing in the province of Rimini who are allowed to book directly at the Sol et Salus reservation office or at the CUP booking centres.
– Privately paid services
The privately paid services can be booked:
– at the reservation office at Sol et Salus from Mondays to Fridays
From 7:30am to 7:30pm, on Saturdays from 7:30am to 1:30pm
At the following number 0541 725211 available 24 hours a day
– fax 0541 721257
– e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
INSURANCES AND CONVENTIONS
The services are covered by the insurance company (excluding any deductibles). The access methods and services provided differ according to the specific agreements.
Insurance agencies currently accepted:
• BLUE ASSISTANCE
• POSTE – NETWORK POSTE PROTEZIONE
• PREVIMEDICAL / RBM
• PROGESA FOR ALL
• UNISALUTE / SISALUTE
When discharging, the department doctors give the patient a discharge letter containing the clinical information concerning the hospitalisation period and the therapeutic prescriptions to be handed over to the trusted physician who will be treating the patient. The nurse coordinator (or nurse in charge) gives all personal documentation back to the patient which was given at the time of hospital admission as well as all personal belongings kept in the department. The patient has the right to request discharge at any time during hospitalisation, even against the doctor’s opinion. They are not completely informed of risks involved but they still take on all responsibility. (voluntary discharge).
For rehabilitation patients who need home nursing care after hospitalisation, the rehabilitation team will inform, within the times indicated in the rehabilitation project, the patient’s case to the local health service workers, in order to maintain therapy and assistance continuity. (safe discharge).
The ambulance transportation costs, from the Sol et Salus hospital to and from public hospitals for emergencies, are paid for by the NHS at the receiving facility. The ambulance transportation costs to and from the Sol et Salus hospital to and from other health facilities for consultations which have been requested by a Sol et Salus doctor, are paid for by the Sol et Salus hospital.
The organisation and the ambulance transport costs from private health and social care facilities to the Sol et Salus hospital are the patients sole responsibility. The organisation and the ambulance transport costs to other public or private health and social care facilities or home if the patient has been discharged are to be paid for by the patient, with the exception of those hospitalised through the GRACER regional network system.