You are an FY2 doctor working on a busy elderly care ward. Your consultant visits the ward in the afternoon and questions why Mrs Jackson has not been cannulated, (for intravenous fluids to be started). You are aware that your FY1 colleague had agreed to do this task after the morning ward round. She now tells the consultant the patient must have pulled the cannula out. You know she is lying and has forgotten to do the cannula as you have been together all day. Mrs Jackson remains well. Do you:
Rank the following actions in order from the most appropriate (1) to the least appropriate (5) in this situation.