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Understanding how rapid response systems may improve safety for the acutely ill patient: learning from the frontline
  1. Nicola Mackintosh,
  2. Helen Rainey,
  3. Jane Sandall
  1. Kings College London, NIHR Kings Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre, Strand, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Nicola Mackintosh, Kings College London, NIHR Kings Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre, 138–142 Strand, London WC2R 1HH, UK; nicola.mackintosh{at}kcl.ac.uk

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  • Disclaimer This report presents independent research commissioned by the NIHR. The views expressed in this report are those of the author and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

  • Funding The NIHR King's Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre (King's PSSQRC) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and is funded by the Department of Health.

  • Competing interests All authors have completed the Unified Competing Interest form (available on request from the corresponding author) and declare: no support from any organisation for the submitted work; no financial relationships with any organisations that might have an interest in the submitted work in the previous 3 years, no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by NHS REC (ref. 08/H0808/178).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Confidential data are held on university computers. Working from home is undertaken using King's College Virtual Network; data are therefore held on the university server. Where data are held on memory sticks they are encrypted and password protected.

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Footnotes

  • Disclaimer This report presents independent research commissioned by the NIHR. The views expressed in this report are those of the author and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

  • Funding The NIHR King's Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre (King's PSSQRC) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and is funded by the Department of Health.

  • Competing interests All authors have completed the Unified Competing Interest form (available on request from the corresponding author) and declare: no support from any organisation for the submitted work; no financial relationships with any organisations that might have an interest in the submitted work in the previous 3 years, no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by NHS REC (ref. 08/H0808/178).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Confidential data are held on university computers. Working from home is undertaken using King's College Virtual Network; data are therefore held on the university server. Where data are held on memory sticks they are encrypted and password protected.

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