Tracheostomy report (lay version) : ‘On the right trach?’

Patient Focused Reports | Published: 13 Jun 2014

This lay version of the report is was from the medical and surgical clinical outcome review programme is delivered by the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD), and commissioned by HQIP as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme.

Key findings included that insertion of a tracheostomy is an increasingly commonplace procedure in hospital but the skills needed to care for patients are not available in all wards. Find out more in the full and summary reports.

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Tracheostomy report (lay version) : ‘On the right trach?’