This Audit is a retrospective review of 298 Patient Report Forms from 2019 from five police forces covering a mixture of metropolitan and semi-rural areas. Patients were predominantly male and the mechanisms of injury were mainly stabbings, road traffic collisions or alcohol/drug-related. These officers are well-trained and serial audits show a steady increase in use of skills, which makes them an important medical resource, although this audit also highlights the importance of remembering that they are police officers first.
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Dr Jane Elford MBChB BSc (Hons), Foundation Year 1 Doctor, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor.
Miss Maggie Franklin, Medical Student, University of Liverpool.
Miss Amy Elford BSc (Hons), University of Durham.
Dr J Hall MBE, Hon Secretary FPHC RCS Ed.
Prof. Sir K Porter, Professor of Clinical Traumatology, University Hospital Birmingham.
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