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Review of FPHC Webinar 11th May 2022

Urgent Care- is it time for a “Chain of Urgent Care” Chair – Professor Stuart Maitland-Knib Summary The webinar highlighted a lot of work, in the NHS, to meet the challenges of providing Urgent Care. Recent developments such as on-line triage, increasing numbers of telephone consultations, the increasing the sensitivity of NHS Pathways, the 19… Continue reading Review of FPHC Webinar 11th May 2022

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Guest Blog Post: The Rebel And The Insider

Posted by Jeremy Windsor on Jan 08, 2021 On Mountain Medicine blog Earlier this year the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care (FPHC) at the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) updated its guidance on the standards expected from healthcare providers taking part in wilderness expeditions. This has now been linked to the legal framework set out by the… Continue reading Guest Blog Post: The Rebel And The Insider

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Advanced first aid skills for police officers in specialist roles: the ‘what’

Following on from our look at why some police officers in specialist roles have advanced first aid skills, those who have not previously had any exposure to our work may be interested to read more about the skills and equipment we have. The current Police First Aid Learning Programme was originally devised in the late… Continue reading Advanced first aid skills for police officers in specialist roles: the ‘what’

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Advanced first aid skills for police officers in specialist roles: the ‘why’

A lot of the time, when we think about clinical skills, we focus on the ‘how’ and whilst, as part of our ethical considerations, we do consider the ‘why’, do we apply that to our structures and organisations too?  Understanding the ‘why’ gives us a point of reference or a context for our decisions about… Continue reading Advanced first aid skills for police officers in specialist roles: the ‘why’