As important as it is to have a fire evacuation plan at home or work, it is just as important to have an Emergency Call Plan in the event of a medical or injury emergency and for that matter, any emergency. Whether just for your workplace, family or if you have people visiting or staying it is important to keep an Emergency Call Plan somewhere that can be seen.
If someone has to call the Emergency Services then this information will be vital for the person making the call. If we can give the correct and concise information when calling 111 the quicker they will be able to locate you, therefore, the better for your patient.
We visit family, friends or and our workplace all the time…..but do you know the exact address? How much time is wasted trying to find out the exact location!
Below is our example of an Emergency Call Plan:
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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.
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