Intensive Care: Admissions

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 20th May 2020.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

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.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

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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