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Much of this website is dedicated to covering issues and information about critical care transfers

Why do we move critically ill or injured patients from one hospital to another?

It is vital that critically ill or injured patients are treated rapidly in an acute hospital in order to stabilise them or limit their injuries. However, there are several instances when such management may be followed by further (secondary) transfer to another acute hospital:

The network audits all critical care patient transfers within North West London. We use this information about direct patient experiences to help local clinicians and managers improve access, efficiency and safety.

On this website you will find information and tools designed to support you in delivering best practice to critically ill patients requiring transfer.

North West London Critical Care Network,     Network Office,     15 Marylebone Road,     London,     NW1 5JD

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