Share the News: Safer Care Through Early Warning Scores Workshop

10/03/2016|Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: Hilton Swindon, Great Western Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8UZ
Organised by: West of England AHSN
Tel: 0117 900 2543

Event summary

The use of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) is having a positive impact on patient safety across the West of England.
At this event we will…
• celebrate what’s being achieved
• review the progress of NEWS in a range of local settings: hospitals, the ambulance service, community health, primary care, and mental health
• establish our ambitions for a system-wide approach and explore the relevance of NEWS in primary care
• discuss the technological opportunities and obstacles
• explore how NEWS supports our work around sepsis
• share lessons and ideas
• set future priorities and agree our next steps.

The programme

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Please note that the programme is subject to change and a final version will be given to all delegates on the day.

Benefits of attending

Right patient, right place, right time

We are working together to achieve a single Early Warning Score to assess and monitor patients at risk of deterioration and introduce a common language at the interfaces of patient care.

Who should attend

  • Nurses, Doctors, Trainees
  • Allied Health Professionals working across primary & secondary care
  • GP’s
  • ED staff
  • South Western Ambulance Service
  • Out-of-hours services
  • Community services
  • Mental health services
  • Patient safety and sepsis leads
  • IT leads
  • Patient contributors

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