COVID-19 (Death Certification)

April 4, 2020

The rules have changed since 25th march 2020 on death certification, below is a brief summary of how this might affect us. We are aiming… Read more

COVID-19 (Respiratory Flow Chart)

March 27, 2020

As we know COVID-19 is putting an incredible burden on resources, especially for higher level respiratory support. It is important to target those resourses in… Read more

Ophthalmology Referral (COVID-19 escalation)

March 27, 2020

Any patient presenting to ED with ONLY Ophthalmic symptoms should be referred directly by the ED triage team to Ophthalmology: Referral 08:30 – 17:30 Mon-Fri,… Read more

Arrhythmia Clinic (COVID-19 escalation)

March 26, 2020

Due to the limited capacity when referring patients to the “New Arrhythmia Clinic” we MUST Send a BNP We don’t need to wait for the result… Read more

COVID-19 (Donning/Doffing-LOCAL)

March 25, 2020

Local instructional videos for donning/doffing Non-Aerosol Generating Procedures Aerosol Generating Procedures Disponible FFP3 (Leeds) Read more

COVID-19 (CPAP)

March 19, 2020

NIV/CPAP  is an Aerosol Generating Proceedure (AGP) Staff must wear full APG PPE In Side room with a door Door Marked with APG sign –HERE… Read more

COVID-19 (RespED)

March 19, 2020

To improve management and maintain protection for staff and patients we have created a RespED at both sites, much of the flow chart is based… Read more

COVID-19 (CPR)

March 19, 2020

Deteriorating Patients Early senior decision making around DNACPR, is vital for both staff, patients, and families. Document decsion making and communications clearly There will be… Read more