URGENT BULLETIN REGARDING CHANGES TO DNACPR DOCUMENTATION

This URGENT bulletin sets out some actions to be taken regarding Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) documentation in the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) area.  It is aimed at clinical staff who are involved in resuscitation decisions and completion of DNACPR documentation and those who are responsible for the order and re-order of DNACPR documentation without organisations including hospitals, hospices, CCGs, GP practices, care homes, prisons and any other care providers.