This section of the website is intended for bedside use in any area where acutely unwell or critically ill patients are looked after. It provides advice, guidelines, and key external links.

Information on this page may originate as:

  • Agreed Network policies and best practice

  • Agreed clinical pathways within and between Network organisations

  • Documentation and guidance from individual Network units, provided on a "shared learning" basis

  • Guidance from UK Dept of Health/NHS agencies; critical care and related professional bodies, and international organisations

This material is provided on a reference basis only. Responsibility for selection and clinical application of information rests with individual clinicians at all times.

All documents are reviewed regularly