Clinical Governance and Medical Equipment on Appliances

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Chris Parkinson

Dear Hereford and Worcester Fire Brigade,

Please may you tell me who is responsible for the Clinical Governance of the medical supplies carried on your appliances and the medical training of your crew members?

Yours faithfully,

Chris Parkinson

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Dear Mr Parkinson,

 

Thank you for your request for information concerning who is responsible
for the Clinical Governance of the medical supplies carried on the
appliances and the medical training of the crew members, received by
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (the Service) on 08 March
2017. Please use reference number FOIA 273/03/17 in all future
correspondence.

 

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(FOIA) 2000 and responded to by no later than 5^th April 2017 in
accordance with the FOIA 20 working days reply schedule. 

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact
the Service's Performance and Information Team on Tel: 0345 12 24454 or by
e-mail to [2][email address] who will be happy to assist. 

 

Kind regards

 

Bronwyn Shenington-Gunn

 

Corporate Services Administrator

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Mr Parkinson

 

Thank you for your request for information that was received by Hereford &
Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (the Service) on 08 March 2017, which
has been considered under the [1]Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). 

 

The Service can confirm information regarding Clinical Governance of the
medical supplies is held, as detailed below:

 

·         The Service’s equipment and all the training packages are
clinically governed by Dr Hall, chair of the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care,
which is part of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

 

·         The medical kit carried on fire appliances is as a result of
military research that was carried out by the Service and crews train to
the National D13 standard.

 

·         Trauma training delivery is undertaken by the Service’s Trauma
Instructors and each unit receives input quarterly on a rolling programme.

 

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Thank you for your request for Information.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Bethan Groom

Information Governance Advisor

Performance & Information Department

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters

Tel: 01905 368310   

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