Level 2: Care Pathways

The patient has a clearly defined problem but there may be a small number of additional factors that affect how treatment is provided.

Clinical Descriptors

  • Patient’s condition is predictable but with some variation
  • Patient’s conditions are managed via care pathways
  • Patient requires additional support on discharge eg: a package of care or referral to District Nursing
  • Acutely Ill patients requiring ongoing intervention or with the potential to deteriorate
  • Post-operative care with complications.