Making Hospitals Safer
WHAT WE DO
The iSRRS hosts an annual conference. Our conferences cover a range of topics concerning rapid response systems and patient safety, delivered in a variety of ways: lectures, roundtable discussions, pro-con debates, and oral and poster research presentations. All sessions are relevant for medical, nursing, managerial and administrative staff interested in the detection and prevention of patient deterioration, and improving patient safety in our hospitals.
Changing Hospital Culture
The Rapid Response System (RRS) is a relatively unique intervention built around the needs of patients, and that needs to work across the whole organisation. The patient in this case is one who is deteriorating, usually on the general floor of an acute hospital. Specific aspects of these relatively new systems are the implementation of means for detecting the deteriorating patient amongst others who are progressing, creation of teams and other response units, and means to summon them. READ MORE >>