A PGD should be reserved for those limited situations where this offers advantage for patient care (without compromising patient safety).
Quality PGDs – Seven Steps to Success sets out the questions and actions required for the process of considering a PGD through to using a PGD.
To PGD or not to PGD also sets out a number of questions and actions required to help you decide if a PGD is appropriate.
We have often been asked “who are the signatories of PGDs?” and “what are their responsibilities?”
The following series of Q&As explain who the signatories are, give guidance on key responsibilities of individual signatories and organisations and how these responsibilities could be met.