London Ambulance Service appoints trauma surgeon and GP to its board

London Ambulance Service has announced the appointment of two prominent London clinicians to its Trust board as non-executive directors…

New Second Victim Support website provides HCPs with help on impact of significant patient incidents

A new Second Victim Support website has been designed as a resource for clinicians who are involved in a patient safety incident, their colleagues and the organisations they work for…

College of Paramedics, Professional Bodies & Unions launch set of CPD and Lifelong Learning Principles

The College of Paramedics has launched a set of guiding principles to aid in the creation of continuous improvement, workforce development…

NHS England publishes Clinical Guidelines for use in Major Incidents and Mass Casualty Events

These guidelines have been created with the occasional trauma team in mind. They have been produced following the numerous major incidents which we’ve had to deal with over the last couple of years…

News story: NHS Long Term Plan launched

The 10-year plan includes measures to prevent 150,000 heart attacks, strokes and dementia cases, and better access to mental health services for adults and children.