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Recognition and Management of Patients who are Clinically Deteriorating

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2013_049

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment
Clinical/ Patient Services - Pharmaceutical
Personnel/Workforce - Learning and Development

Summary
This document describes the standards and principles of the NSW Between the Flags (BTF) System for improving the recognition, response to and management of patients who are clinically deteriorating. These standards and principles are to be implemented by NSW Public Health Organisations (as defined in this Policy Directive).

Date of Publication: 09 December 2013

Replaces:

  • Recognition and Management of Patients Who Are Clinically Deteriorating [PD2011_077]
Author Branch: Clinical Excellence Commission

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Public Health System Support Division, Community Health Centres, Dental Schools and Clinics, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service, Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals, NSW Health Pathology, Cancer Institute (NSW)

Audience: All staff and executives of public health organisations

Distributed to: Public Health System, Community Health Centres , Dental Schools and Clinics, Divisions of General Practice, Environmental Health Officers of Local Councils, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres

Review Date: 09 December 2018

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: D12/8674

Status: Active

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