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Emerg Med J. 2005 November; 22(11): 822.
PMCID: PMC1726586

Code of practice between immediate care doctors and ambulance NHS trusts

Abstract

Currently there exists no specific code of practice for medical practitioners responding on behalf of the ambulance service. To establish a mutual understanding between the Ambulance Services and medical practitioners the Faculty of Prehospital Care has met with stakeholders to establish a code of practice which has been agreed and endorsed by the Ambulance Service Association. This document clearly defines both individual and joint responsibilities to establish good practice. For many practitioners much of what is contained in this document will already be in place.


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