• How does a consultant confirm all the initial steps in management have been completed?
  • How does the doctor new to the emergency department learn how to deal with a condition they have never managed before?
  • How does the team confirm all the safety critical points for a procedure are covered every time it is performed?
  • How do the team find urgent information on the drug needed to save this patients life?

The Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals’ NHS Trust Emergency Department Prompt Cards allow the essentials of clinical practice and safety to be readily available to all. Drawn from national guidance, local guidance and valuable lessons from patients, they offer a quality assured and easily reproducible method to reduce human factor errors.