Tell us about your experiences of leaving hospital during Covid-19 

Help your NHS help you
Coronavirus has changed how we live our life and how services run in lots of ways.  To make room for the sudden need for more beds, the NHS changed the way it discharged people from hospital.

But what was your experence?
Take just 10 minutes to tell us about your experience and help the NHS know how to improve care for all.

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* 1. Please tell us when you left hospital (were discharged)?

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* 2. Please tell us what day you left hospital

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* 3. Please tell us what time of the day you left hospital

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* 4. Please tell us the area you live

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* 5. What hospital were you treated and discharged from?

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* 6. When you were in hospital, were you given information explaining that the process of leaving hospital has changed due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

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* 7. If yes, was the information easy to understand?

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* 8. How long did you wait between being told you were well enough to leave hospital and actually leaving the hospital?

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* 9. What was the reason you waited for 2 to 24 hours?  Tick all that apply

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* 10. Did you feel prepared to leave hospital?

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* 11. Before you were discharged, were you told you would receive support from health and/or social care services after you left hospital (for example, home visit from a care worker)?

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* 12. Were you given information about who to contact if you needed further health advice or support after leaving hospital?

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* 13. During the time you spent in hospital , were you tested for coronavirus (COVID-19)?

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* 14. If yes, did you get the results before you left hospital?

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* 15. Before you left hospital, were you asked if you needed support in getting transport to the place you were discharged to?

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* 16. If yes, please tell us more

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* 17. If no, please tell us more

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* 18. How did you travel to the place where you were discharged to?

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* 19. Did anyone discuss with you where you were going to be discharged to?

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* 20. Where did you go after leaving hospital?

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* 21. Was the nursing or care home you were discharged to your first choice?

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* 22. After leaving hospital were you visited by a health professional to assess your support needs (this is called a discharge assessment)?

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* 23. When did the health professional visit you?

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* 24. During this discharge assessment, whch if any, of the following were youasked about?

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* 25. Do you have any support needs for which you don't have any help with at the moment?

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* 26. If yes, tell us why

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* 27. Was this your first experience of hospital discharge?

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* 28. If no, how did this most recent experience compare with your previous experience?

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* 29. In your own words, please describe your experience of leaving hospital.   Tell us how supported you felt, and how well the NHS and social care helped you recover/manage your condition.  Please refer to what you were in hospital for and the specific services you received, where you can.

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* 30. What went well?

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* 31. What could have been better?

TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOU
By telling us more information about yourself, you will help us better understand how people's experiences may differ depending on their personal characteristics.  However, if you do not wish to answer these questions you do not have to.

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* 32. Please tell us which gender you identify with

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* 33. Is your gender different to the sex that you were assigned at birth?

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* 34. Please tell us which sexual orientation you identify with

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* 35. Please tell us which age category you fall in to (please not we cannot accept responses from anyone aged under 13 years)

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* 36. Please select your ethnicity from the list below

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* 37. What is your religion?

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* 38. Are you a refugee or asylum seeker?

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* 39. How would you describe your living situation?

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* 40. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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* 41. Do you consider yourself to have  long-term health condition?

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* 42. Do you consider yourself to be a carer?

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* 43. If you would be happy to be contacted for more information or for your information to be used as a case study, please tell us your email address

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* 44. I give my consentI give permission for my response to be stored by Healthwatch in accordance with their privacy statement so that they an use it to help improve the delivery of health and care services across the country and in the area in which I live

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