This NCEPOD report highlights the process of care for patients aged 16 and over, who underwent inpatient surgery (both elective and emergency), and their outcome at 30 days. The report takes a critical look at areas where the care of patients might have been improved.
Self assessment checklist for trusts (Excel version only) (32Kb)
Afternoon speakers at the report launch were:
Dr Jane Eddleston, Clinical Advisor in Critical Care to the Department of Health and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine & Anaesthesia at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Carol Peden, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust.
Dr Jonathan Wilson, Clinical Director for Theatres, Anaesthetics & Critical Care, York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.