This Clinical Reference Group covers the specialised care that takes place within critical care units.
Chair: Dr Jane Eddleston, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Arpan Guha, North
Isabel Gonzalez, North
Alain Vuylsteke, Midlands & East
Zahid Khan, Midlands & East
Julia Wendon, London
Jeremy Cordingley, London
Tim Gould, South
Catherine Nolan, South
Richard Bourne, Lead Pharmacist
Keith Young, Patient & Public Voice
Martin Davies, Patient & Public Voice
Katharine Young, Lead Commissioner, email@example.com
A key part of the CRG’s work is the delivery of the ‘products’ of commissioning. These are the tools used by the 10 Hub Commissioning Teams to contract services on an annual basis.
Service specifications are important in clearly defining the standards of care expected from organisations funded by NHS England to provide specialised care. The specifications have been developed by specialised clinicians, commissioners, expert patients and public health representatives to describe both core and developmental service standards. Core standards are those that all funded providers should be able to demonstrate, with developmental standards being those which may require further changes in practice over time to provide excellence in the field.
The following service specifications fall within the scope of this CRG: