Salisbury Foundation Trust


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
Private hospital
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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