Date: 15 Nov 2023
Time: 12:00-13:30
Location: Webinar

SPSP Paediatric Webinar: The Paediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS), and Data and Measurement for Quality Improvement (QI)

We were delighted to invite colleagues to join our recent SPSP Paediatric webinar, which was held virtually on Wednesday 15 November 2023.

Aims of the webinar

  • Provide a background on the development of the PEWS
  • Provide an understanding of how the PEWS can measure harm caused by deterioration
  • To understand data and measurement for QI
  • To understand excellence in care and the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) measures around the PEWS


  • Dr Sonia Joseph, National Clinical Paediatric Lead

  • Rachel Wilson-Lowe, Health Services Researcher, NMAHP/Excellence in Care, and Sandra Ross, Improvement Advisor, NMAHP/Excellence in Care

  • Toby Stead, Data & Measurement Advisor, Data and Measurement Business Intelligence