Infection prevention control for the emergency services

A new approach to IPC Among the many pressures that ambulance operators face is how to ensure high levels of service availability while protecting patients from infections and sources of illness. This is the realm of cleaning and hygiene…

Wetherspoon backs ambulance abuse campaign

A national pub chain is backing hard-hitting messages from the ambulance service in the run-up to Easter. The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) campaign - Don't Choose to Abuse - highlights the abuse which staff receive…

Air Ambulance appoints anaesthesia expert to its Board

An international expert in intensive care and the battle to reduce deaths from Sepsis has joined the Board of Trustees at Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex, the life-saving time critical emergency care charity. Professor Andrew Rhodes is a…

Nursery are busy bees helping to save lives

A nursery provider now has life-saving devices on hand at 19 of its West Midlands settings thanks to support from the ambulance service and Cardiac Science. Busy Bees nurseries across the West Midlands were proud to unveil automated…

999 trial shows value of live video streaming

Using live video streaming from the scene of accidents and medical emergencies to the dispatch team of a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) has public support and the potential to be rolled out across the UK’s ambulance network ,…

Life-saving on the menu at Shrewsbury cafe

A café in Shrewsbury took delivery of a life-saving defibrillator recently thanks to the generosity of Telford Community First Responders. Following the tragic death of a member of public who suffered a cardiac arrest at the café earlier…

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