Call the experts: Supporting ward nurses and saving lives
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Call the experts: Supporting ward nurses and saving lives

Lynne Pearce Freelance health journalist

At London’s University College Hospital a highly successful nurse-led outreach team brings the best care to deteriorating patients wherever they are in the hospital. The impact of the critical care outreach role has been enormous since its introduction to the UK in 2000

For many ward nurses, seeing a patient begin to deteriorate can be extremely worrying and stressful. In most hospitals support comes from the expert nurses who work in critical care outreach teams.

Nursing Standard. 33, 1, 72-74. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.1.72.s20

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