Internal Reference Number: FOI_4835
Date Request Received: 23/01/2019 15:04:14
Date Request Replied To: 25/01/2019 09:37:48
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Request Summary: Sepsis - screening / treatment
Request Category: Political Parties
|Question Number 1:|
What best describes your organisation?
Acute District General Hospital
Acute Tertiary centre
Specialist tertiary centre
|Answer To Question 1:|
Acute District General Hospital.
|Question Number 2:|
Do you submit Sepsis CQUIN data?
|Answer To Question 2:|
|Question Number 3:|
If not, are you in the process of transitioning to NEWS2?
|Answer To Question 3:|
NEWS2 will be implemented on 1/2/2019.
|Question Number 4:|
What sepsis screening prompt is used? Choose all that apply.
Suspicion of Infection +
MEWS or equivalent
Health care professional concern
Clinical or carer concern
|Answer To Question 4:|
Currently 2 prompts:
1) Does the patient look as though they might have an infection.
2) Early warning score of 3 or higher.
3) MEOWs for maternity patients.
|Question Number 5:|
What treatment prompt is used? Choose all that apply.
NEWS of 5 + Clinical Judgement (Senior review)
Red Flag Sepsis
Full NICE sepsis criteria
Sepsis 3 (quick SOFA)
Sepsis 2 (SIRS criteria + organ dysfunction)
|Answer To Question 5:|
Early warning score of 3 + clinical judgement.
From 1/2/19 NEWS2 score of 5 + clinical judgement.
|Question Number 6:|
What treatment pathway is used?
a) Sepsis 6
b) SSC guidelines
|Answer To Question 6:|
Sepsis 6 pathway.
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Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.