The Patient Safety Measurement Unit supports the deterioration workstream to evidence improvement and assess impact achieved through its aim of reducing avoidable harm and enhancing the outcomes and experience of deteriorating patients across England.

Click on the links below to learn more about the core support from the PSMU for the deterioration workstream.


  • Measurement framework

    A plan on a page measurement strategy for the workstream

    Find out more


  • Dashboard

    Regular monitoring of quantitative metrics related to the workstream aims.

    Find out more


  • NEWS baseline survey

    Initial survey of NEWS usage in England.

    Find out more


  • Deterioration reports

    Summary reports of collated Deterioration workstream data with accompanying narrative

    Find out more