Table 8

Considerations prior to introduction of an EWS

1. What is the patient group the EWS will be used on?
2. What outcome are you looking to alter?
3. What type of EWS would you like to introduce?
4. Is there a current system you could employ?
5. How will you engage and be responsive to the concerns of the stakeholders?
6. How will you monitor its effect?
  • EWS, Early Warning Score.