From a UK perspective this piece covers variation in access to critical care, behaviors and decisions regarding its use. With reference to how, over the last 20 years, efforts have been made in Torbay to improve access to critical care we look at what can be done and what works. Finally there’s a summary of where we are on this issue today.

Getting it right first time (GIRFT) is here:

Presented by Mike Swart, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at Torbay Hospital and advisor to the UK Department of Health for the Enhanced Recovery Programme.