Audit Toolkits (Excel):
Please click here to download an Excel version of the TC toolkit
Please click here to download an Excel version of the TC toolkit (with charts)
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Slides (8.1Mb)
An Adobe Acrobat copy of the presentation slides is available to view/save.

Afternoon speakers at the report launch were:
Miss Deborah Dawson, Consultant Nurse Critical Care, St George’s Hospital

Mr Paul Pracy, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital & President of BAHNO

Professor Tim Cook , Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Royal United Hospital Bath & DAS Professor of Anaesthesia and Airway Management 2014

Mr Suman Shrestha, Outreach Manager, Frimley Park Hospital & Royal College of Nursing representative

Ms Sara Payne, Patient Liaison Group, Royal College of Anaesthetists

Dr Bob Winter, National Clinical Director for Emergency Preparedness & Critical Care

Report Launch audio file
Morning Session - (NCEPOD present report findings)

Audits of previous NCEPOD reports presented as posters

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Measuring the Units
An audit of alcohol documentation in patients

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Life on the Line
An audit of parenteral nutrition following the NCEPOD Report ‘A Mixed Bag

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Alcohol related admissions outcome and complications audit

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
An audit of cardiac arrests on a cardio-respiratory unit.
Comparing practice to NCEPOD recommendations

Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust
Improving the immediate management of suspected neutropenic sepsis (SNS) in the Epsom Hospital Emergency Department (ED): Audit of door to delivery time for antibiotics following the implementation of a SNS immediate management proforma and audit tool

North Trent Cancer Network
North Trent Cancer Network Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy: 30 Day Mortality Multi-Site Audit

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Assessment and Management of Subarachnoid Haemorrhage at Dorset County Hospital  

Report Podcast - audio file
Dr Kathy Wilkinson, NCEPOD Clinicial Co-ordinator discussing the findings made in the report.

Study Questionnaires (4 Qs.)
Below are a list of questionnaires used in the study available for download. Click each to download as a pdf file.
Insertion Clinical Questionnaire
Critical Care Discharge Questionnaire
Ward Discharge Questionnaire
Organisational Questionnaire
Assessment Form (Draft only)