SOP3 Physical observations assessment and the management of altered levels of consciousness (including NEWS 2, PEWS, Pregnancy EWS, AVPU, GCS)


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
SOP3
Issue No
3

Target Audience

All clinical staff

Purpose

To provide all Clinical staff with advice and support when undertaking physical observations including NEWS 2, PEWS Pregnancy EWS, ACVPU, GCS

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Nursing Therapies Patient Partnership

Authors details
Clinical Training Manager – Physical Health and Resuscitation
01244 397408


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

21 February 2019

Review Date

21 February 2024

Approval Meeting

Clinical Practice and Standards Sub Committee

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