Public Sector Event

Recognising And Responding To The Deteriorating Patient

Venue: Hallam Conference Centre
44 Hallam Street

Date: 30 Apr 2014

Synopsis: This conference follows the recent report from the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcomes and Death “Time to Intervene” which finds that a third of in-hospital cardiac arrests are avoidable with proper assessment and intervention...the most worrying finding is that patients are dying unnecessarily as a result of inadequate care in hospital. NCEPOD

"Recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient - if its not the number one priority for your organisation it should be". Dr Jane Eddlestone speaking at our Deteriorating Patient Conference 2013 Prof Derek Bell, Member of the National Early Warning Score Development Group said "this is a hugely unique opportunity for the NHS to lead the way internationally as the first country to have a national standardised scoring system” 2013 This one-day conference focuses on recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient through improving the reliability of patient observations and ensuring quality of care to reduce failure to rescue of acutely ill patients. The conference opens with a focus on moving forward with the implementation of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) the pilot of which was released last year. The conference continues with a focus on identifying patients at risk of deterioration, improving practice in patient observations, responding to the deteriorating patient, improving detection and response to deterioration out of hours and in non acute hospital settings.


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