Healthwatch briefing that highlights what the public are saying about issues they face when it comes to travelling to and from NHS services, including issues with public transport, parking and non-emergency patient transport services. It looks at the different methods
Employment Tribunal decision. Preliminary hearing that finds that the Claimant, prior to July 2107, was a self-employed contractor and not an employee of the Respondent.
This framework should be used for patients who require an ambulance response in a community setting following assessment by a healthcare professional.
This framework should be used for patients who require transfer by ambulance between facilities due to an increase in either their medical of nursing care need.
This document aims to support ambulance services, lead commissioners and Sustainability & Transformation Partnerships / Integrated Care Systems to safely reduce the number of people conveyed to an Emergency Department (ED).
The High Intensity User (HIU) service was initiated by NHS Blackpool CCG and has since been rolled out in a number of other CCGs. The Implementation Team within NHS RightCare have undertaken evaluation of effectiveness across 4 CCGs. It is
This guidance document sets out a standardised framework for ambulance trusts to use to develop and implement their local Learning from Deaths policies.
Date of report: 25 April 2019 Ref: 2019-0127 Deceased name: Mildred Clark Coroners name: Sonia Hayes Coroners Area: Kent (North-East) Category: Emergency services related deaths (2019 onwards); Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being
This report calls on independent ambulance services, commissioners and the wider system to do more to make sure patients are safe, following concerns identified during its inspections. The Care Quality Commission found evidence of good practice and improvements made by
This guidance has been developed with the occasional trauma team in mind, for example, surgeons in a trauma unit who need to treat a deteriorating P2 patient, or a P1 patient who has been conveyed to the trauma unit, during
This report is the outcome of a four-month study into workplace culture at South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWAST). A major feature of the study is the need to understand perceived organisation culture in relation to workplace behaviour
House of Commons Library summary of NHS demand, performance and capacity of services in England. It includes A&E statistics, waiting lists, ambulance data, delayed discharges, staffing levels including doctors and nurses, and more.
This document is an independent review that shows that the Ambulance Response Programme (ARP) has been successfully implemented across England.
This document should be used when commissioning the regional ambulance service in accordance with the NHS Standard Contract, and supports system leaders in reducing unwarranted variation in the way ambulance services are provided and commissioned.
Report that finds if more patients were treated at the scene by paramedics or were better assessed over the phone when dialling 999 — avoiding the need for an ambulance when it is safe to do so — the NHS could
This report provides an indication of the burden of assaults on emergency departments (EDs), the ambulance service and residents of Cumbria over the three-year period January 2007 to December 2009. It uses data on assault call outs from the North