Information about current or future non-invasive ventilation use by ambulance crews
Martin Antoszczak made this Freedom of Information request to South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Dear South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust,
My name is Martin, I am a second year student paramedic currently investigating the use of non-invasive ventilation in UK ambulance services as part of one of my assignments. I would like to request the following information:
1. Is there any region within SECAS currently where ambulance crews* have access to non-invasive ventilation machines in the form of CPAP or Bi-PAP?
2. Is there any region within SECAS where there are plans to introduce non-invasive ventilation machines in the form of CPAP or Bi-PAP in the foreseeable future for use by ambulance crews*?
* Where ambulance crews refers to vehicles which are either paramedic-led or technician-led and responding to 999 calls.
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