Intensive Care: Admissions:Written question - 45278

Q
(Ellesmere Port and Neston)
Asked on: 11 May 2020
Department of Health and Social Care
Intensive Care: Admissions
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the intensive care unit admission criteria on reported mortality rates within the UK.
A
Answered by: Edward Argar
Answered on: 20 May 2020

Treatment within intensive care units is based on clinical judgement on a case-by-case basis.

Patient safety is the top priority when deciding whether a patient should be admitted to hospital.

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