To ensure a continuity of care for ambulatory trauma patients discharged from the trauma service to the community and/or region that require follow-up in the TBRHSC ambulatory care setting or via Telemedicine if appropriate and/or technology is available to patients.
Referral to the trauma clinic will only be made by the Trauma Nurse Practitioner (TNP) or Trauma Most Responsible Physician (TMRP) which is covered by the Acute Care Surgeon (ACS) on call. The trauma patient will be provided follow-up with a TNP within the ambulatory patient care setting to address acute outstanding patient care needs to promote appropriate rehabilitation. Any chronic or ongoing medication and illness management to be followed by primary care practitioner, consultant and/or original prescriber.
For further information please contact Christian Popa – Christian.Popa@tbh.net or TraumaProgram@tbh.net