Quality standard

Update information

Update information

18 June 2020: A change was made to quality statement 2 so that it is more closely aligned to the source guideline, with immediate review by a senior clinical decision-maker now placed before antibiotic treatment.

Minor changes since publication

January 2021: The data source for the process measure for statement 4 was updated to specify that consultant review should be as soon as possible and that locally agreed timeframes may be used for measurement.

30 July 2020: A definition for immediate review was added to statement 2.