URGENT BULLETIN - October 2019 - Blue Light Driving

Scope of practice

Staff are reminded that we are not regulated to transfer Emergency Response Transfers under any condition.

On some occasions a medical escorts may place the crew in a difficult position insisting on an emergency response for the deteriorating NEPTS patient on board.

· Your action should be

· Assist the patient and medical team

· Stop the vehicle safely

· Request emergency response (999)

· Update company management team on regular basis

Robert Bates

Clinical Advisor

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