Foundry RAG system (HP219)

Foundry RAG system (HP219)

These Handy Protocols rely on the practice implementing the Foundry RAG status process within their organisation.  Further supporting materials can be found in the Foundry Standard Operating Procedure and the Foundry Urgent Care Organisation Presentation.


These resources will:
  1. Allow all of your team to know what RAG status the active patient has
What does it actually do?
The protocol alert performs the following function:
  1. Highlights to users if the active patient is rated Red, Amber, Green, or not rated on the RAG scale in the protocol alert box
The protocol performs the following function:
  1. Asks users to update the Red, Amber, Green, or not rated on the RAG scale when saving the patient record

What does it look like?

The protocol alerts look like this:

The protocol looks like this:

Supporting CQC key areas

  • S2 How are risks to people who use services assessed, and their safety monitored and maintained?
  • S4 Do staff have all the information they need to deliver safe care and treatment to people who use services?
  • E1 Are people’s needs assessed and care and treatment delivered in line with current legislation, standards and evidence-based guidance to achieve effective outcomes?
  • E3 Do all staff have the skills, knowledge and experience to deliver effective care and treatment?
  • E4 How well do staff, teams and services within and across organisations work together to deliver effective care and treatment?
  • C1 Are people treated with kindness, respect, and compassion and given emotional support?
  • C3 How is people's privacy and dignity respected and promoted?
  • R1 Are services delivered to meet people’s needs?
  • R2 Do services take account of the needs of different people, including those in vulnerable circumstances?
  • R3 Can people access care and treatment in a timely way?
  • R5 Is consent to care and treatment always sought in line with legislation and guidance?
  • W1 Is there the leadership capacity and capability to deliver high-quality, sustainable care?
  • W2 Is there a clear vision and credible strategy to deliver high-quality sustainable care to people who use services, and robust plans to deliver?
  • W3 Is there a culture of high-quality, sustainable care?
  • W5 Are there clear and effective processes for managing risks, issues and performance?
  • W6 Is robust and appropriate information being effectively processed and challenged?
  • W8 Are there robust systems and processes for learning, continuous improvement and innovation? 

System Dependencies:


System Trigger

For the protocol alert (HP219):
System Trigger: When record is saved 
Run mode: Always run 
Enable trigger for: All

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