LEVELS OF COVER WE CAN PROVIDE

wether your event is small or large. We can provide the right level of cover for your needs. From a single first Aider to a full Medical team. Below are just some of the levels we can offer:

 

 

MEDICAL SUPPORT STAFF

Medical support workers are used on larger events. they are used to assist ambulance staff with duties around the event site. they are often used as a visible first port of call for the public. they are trained in basic first aid and resuscitation. they are able to provide immediate basic care untill the medical team arrives. They can also point people in the direction of the medical centres on site.

 

 

FIRST AIDER

The role of a first aider is to provide help to someone who is injured or ill, to keep them safe & comfortable until they can get more advanced medical treatment by seeing a doctor, health professional or transport to hospital. All our First aiders have advanced skills such as: automated external difibrillation, oxygen therapy, entonox therapy & extriction and immobilisation. we continually update the  training of our first aiders to keep inline with current regulations. 

 

 

EMERGENCY CARE ASSISTANT

 emergency care assistants (ECA)  usually work with a higher qualified member of staff such as a technician or paramedic, they can carry out a number of treatments for the sick and injured. This could include:

  • controlling bleeding
  • treating wounds and fractures
  • dealing with patients with spinal injuries
  • using a defibrillator to resuscitate patients in cardiac arrest 

 

 

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

emergency medical technicians  can work alone or work alongside a paramedic or ECA , they can carry out a number of treatments for the sick and injured. This could include

  • controlling bleeding
  • treating wounds and fractures
  • dealing with patients with spinal injuries
  • using a defibrillator to resuscitate patients in cardiac arrest 
  • provide intermediate airway managment
  • administer life saving medications
  • provide more advanced medical care on events that do not require a paramedic or higher
  • some of our advanced technicians are able to administer cardiac arrest drugs (enhanced skills)

 

 

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Sports injuries do differ to everyday injuries. Athletes normally require high level performance and demand placed upon their body, which stresses their muscles, joints and bones to the limit. Sports physiotherapists help athletes recover from sporting injuries, and provide education and resources to prevent problems

dutites of a physiotherapist may include:

  • examining and diagnosing injuries
  • planning treatment programmes
  • using methods like manipulation, massage and electrotherapy
  • giving advice on how to avoid sports injuries
  • keeping records of patient's treatment and progress
  • giving accurate timescales for when players may be able to play again

 

 

NURSE

our nurses care for  patients who are suffering from a variety of health conditions, from minor injuries and ailments, to acute illnesses and diseases. They support our doctors and paramedics, carrying out care procedures and assessments, and evaluating and focusing on the needs of the patient rather than the illness or condition.

Nurses usually work within a multidisciplinary team but are often the main point of contact for patients.

 

 

 

PARAMEDIC

 

Most of our paramedics work for NHS ambulance services. they deal with a range of situations on a day to day basis, from minor wounds and substance misuse to serious injuries from fires and major road, rail and industrial accidents.

some of their skills include:

  • checking a patient's condition to decide what action to take
  • using electric shock equipment (a defibrillator) to resuscitate patients
  • carrying out surgical procedures like inserting a breathing tube
  • giving medicines and injections
  • dressing wounds and applying supports for broken bones
  • delivering babies
  • working closely with the police and fire services
  • keeping accurate records and checking equipment

 

 

DOCTOR

 

Our pre-hospital Doctors have a number of skills such as, being able to examine, diagnose and treat patients.. they apply  extensive medical knowledge and skills to the diagnosis and management of illness & injury.

they work as  team with staff including nurses, paramedics, technicians and ECA'S to best manage the care of the patient.

they have many skills some of these are listed below:

  • anaesthetics
  • emergency medicine
  • general medicine
  • paediatrics
  • trauma and orthopaedics.

 

Contact us today!

If you have any queries or would like more information or a quote, please contact us:

0116 216 6949

 

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