To view the following VHP resources on the IPS website, please click here.

  • VHP2020 poster
  • VHP2020 pocket guide
  • Published article 'UK Vessel Health and Preservation (VHP) Framework: a commentary on the updated VHP 2020'
  • VHP2020 video on how to use the VHP framework

Kathryn's story

Kathryn recalls her personal experience of temporary paralysis and respiratory arrest after residual anaesthetic drugs were not flushed from her lines and cannulae following surgery.

The video supports the Patient Safety Alert, 'Confirming removal or flushing of lines and cannulae after procedures' issued by NHS Improvement in November 2017

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