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AACE Annual Report 2015-16

The HART Service Specification 2016-17

NARU Motorway Incident Guide – Oct 2015

Major Incident Initial Action Cards – Oct 2015

Ambulance Service Command & Control Guidance – Oct 2015

Mass Casualty Vehicle Information Pack – July 2015

NARU HAZMAT-CBRNE Guidance – March 2014

Mutual Aid MOU – May 2015

NARU Annual Report 2013-14

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AACE Annual Report 2013-2014

Annual Report from the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives

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AACE Annual Report 2015-16

Annual Report from the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives

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Home Office: CBRN Initial Operational Response (Aide Memoire) – July 2015

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Clean Care

NARU’s involvement with international teams at Clean Care 2011

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Commander Assessment Tool – Operational Commander

NARU Commander Assessment Tool for Operational Commanders

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Duty of Care

The Duty of Care and its relevance to the Ambulance Service

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Ebola – Information for Ambulance Staff – Nov 2014

A selection of Ebola resources from NARU, NHS England, PHE, the WHO and HSE.

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EPRR Guide Ambulance Commissioners – March 2013

Emergency preparedness, resilience and response – A guide for ambulance commissioners by The NHS Confederation

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HART Inside The Inner Cordon

HART Training for hot zone deployments

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The HART Service Specification 2016-17

HART Service Specification document outlining the latest service specification used by commissioners to ensure local service delivery of HART (July 2016).

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Home Office: Initial Operational Response to a CBRN Incident – July 2015

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Initial Operational Response (IOR) for NHS ambulance services

Initial Operational Response for NHS Ambulance Services.

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Initial Operational Response (IOR) for the wider NHS

Initial Operational Response for the wider NHS.

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Initial Operational Response – Oct 2013

IOR programme introduced following extensive research and NHS-wide review of clinical decontamination processes.

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JESIP News – October 2014

The monthly newsletter from the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme

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Joining HART: Eligibility criteria for applicants – Jan 2011

Physical restrictions and other disqualifiers

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Journal of Paramedic Practice – August 2014

Director Keith Prior reflects on the achievements of NARU during its first three years

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Major Incident Initial Action Cards – Oct 2015

National Major Incident Action Cards for use by Commanders.

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Management of Hazard Group 4 VHFs – Nov 2015

Management of Hazard Group 4 viral haemorrhagic fevers and similar human infectious diseases of high consequence.

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Mass Casualty Vehicle Information Pack – July 2015

Details of the contents of Mass Casualty Vehicles and any specific requirements for the host ambulance trust regarding checking and routine maintenance.

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MTFA National SOPs (Reference only)

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Mutual Aid MOU – May 2015

Structured arrangements to assist in requesting and providing mutual aid as agreed between all Ambulance Services.

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NARU AACE PEP Guidance – Feb 2013

National Ambulance Service Guidance for Preparing an Emergency Plan

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NARU Annual Report 2013-14

NARU has published its first ever Annual Report, covering the financial year ending March 2014.

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Commander Assessment Tool – Tactical Commander

NARU Commander Assessment Tool for Tactical Commanders

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NARU Compliance Function – July 2014

A briefing to stakeholders on the NARU compliance programme and its corresponding outputs.

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NARU HART Briefing for Ambulance Commissioners – Nov 2014

The NHS HART Capability – Approved by the NACN.

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NARU HAZMAT-CBRNE Guidance – March 2014

Structured guidance to assist in the management of NHS resources as part of the multi-agency response to a CBRNE/HazMat event.

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NARU Information for Commissioners – Jan 2014

Booklet produced by NARU specifically for Commissioners based in CCGs

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NARU Motorway Incident Guide – Oct 2015

Guidance for Ambulance Service response to incidents on the Motorway Network (including Smart Motorways)

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NARU roles and responsibilities

Film explaining the role of NARU

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NARU Service Specification Architecture – Aug 2015

National provisions to be maintained in order to support interoperability and a safe system of work.

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Ambulance Service Command & Control Guidance – Oct 2015

Guidance to provide a structured process to assist in the Command & Control (not management) of the NHS response and recovery elements as part of the multi-agency partnership.

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Prehospital organisation and management of a mass casualty incident – May 2016

British Journal of Anaesthesia

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Resource Escalation Action Plan (REAP)

A structured process for all UK Ambulance Trusts using the Joint Decision Model as part of the Resource Escalation Action Plan (REAP).

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Responding to a CBRN(e) Event: Joint Operating Principles for the Emergency Services

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Sample Person Specification: HART operative

A sample Trust person specification for a typical HART operative

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Sample Person Specification: HART team leader / supervisor

Sample Trust person specification for a typical HART team leader / supervisor

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So you want to join HART

Recruitment advice for those interested in joining a HART team

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A world class resource for the ambulance service: the NARU Education Centre

David Bull QAM,  NARU Head of Education, tells the Journal of Paramedic Practice about latest developments at the NARU Education Centre.

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