Reference 2019-365

REF:            2019-365

Subject:        Hyperkalaemia Patient Safety Alert

 

Request:

  1. Has a senior clinician in the Trust been appointed to lead the response to this alert?
  Your response
If yes, please name the individual  
If no, please specify the reason for the lack of appointment and anticipated timelines for an appointment to be made  
  1. Has the trust reviewed existing – or produced new – local guidance for the management of hyperkalaemia?
  Your response
If yes, please share the relevant guidance and provide details of any changes made during the review  
If no, please specify why this has not taken place and any future plans to do so  
  1. Has the trust taken steps to ensure that local guidance can be easily accessed by all staff?
  Your response
If yes, please outline the specific measures taken  
If no, please specify the reasons why not and any future plans to do so  
  1. Has the trust revised local training and audit to ensure that relevant guidance and resources are embedded in clinical practice?
  Your response
If yes, please outline the specific measures taken and signpost to updated documents  
If no, please specify the reasons why not and any future timelines in doing so  
  1. Has the trust used local communication strategies to raise staff awareness of hyperkalaemia diagnosis and treatment?
  Your response
If yes, please specify the measures taken  
If no, please specify the reasons why and any future plans to do so  

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-365 – FOI Request – Hyperkalaemia Patient Safety Alert [115 kb] PDF