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Virtual wards

Virtual wards allow clinical teams to safely and effectively bring patients the care they need at home, rather than in hospital. Patients can be referred to a virtual ward to avoid an admission into hospital, or when they are discharged from a hospital ward to the place they call home (this could include care homes). 

Virtual ward care is personalised to each patient and provided by a team, supported and enabled by technology.

Further information on virtual wards is available on the Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System (ICS) website.

Virtual wards in Birmingham and Solihull

Virtual wards across Birmingham and Solihull have been introduced to help patients recover more quickly in the comfort of their own home.

Last reviewed: 11 September 2023