Quality statement 4: Reassessment

Quality statement

Medical, surgical and trauma patients have their risk of VTE reassessed at consultant review or if their clinical condition changes.

Quality measure

Structure: Evidence of local arrangements to ensure medical, surgical or trauma patients have their risk of VTE reassessed at consultant review or if their clinical condition changes.

Process: Proportion of medical, surgical and trauma patients who have their risk of VTE reassessed at consultant review or if their clinical condition changes.

Numerator – the number in the denominator who have their risk of VTE reassessed at consultant review or if their clinical condition changes.

Denominator – the number of medical, surgical and trauma patients.

What the quality statement means for each audience

Service providers ensure systems are in place for medical, surgical and trauma patients to have their risk of VTE reassessed at consultant review or if their clinical condition changes.

Healthcare professionals reassess the VTE risk of medical, surgical and trauma patients at consultant review or if clinical condition changes.

Commissioners ensure services reassess the VTE risk of medical, surgical and trauma patients at consultant review or if their clinical condition changes.

Medical, surgical and trauma patients have their risk of VTE and bleeding reassessed when they have a review with their specialist or if their condition changes.

Data source

Structure: Local data collection.

Process: Local data collection and Admitted patient care commissioning data set.