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New NHSE Triage Resources

Shared with the permission of the NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR)

Ten Second Triage tool (TST)

The TST is designed to be quick, simple and effective at prioritising large numbers of casualties rapidly with a focus on immediately providing lifesaving interventions (LSI). These LSI include control of severe bleeding and opening of the airway, which are known to be the key requirements to maximise patient survival in the early stages of injury. Whilst principally designed for events where casualty numbers far outweigh the availability of responders it is equally effective at any multiple patient event.


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CitizenAID is part of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Charity, Birmingham. Their website outlines their aims: 

"citizenAID™ is the initiative of four deeply experienced UK civilian and military clinicians working in collaboration with industry to improve public resilience.

When there is a shooting, stabbing or bomb explosion the initial priority will be public safety. This can delay the time before the emergency services are able to reach the injured. citizenAID™ enables the general public to be effective in these situations before the emergency services are available to provide professional medical support."

David Lockey, Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Chairman stated, "The Faculty are very supportive of the concept and aims of CitizenAID."


The citizenAID App can be downloaded free from either Google Play, Apple App or the Windows store. 

View our Faculty endorsed range of resources both practical and academic to aid the professional development of pre-hospital care practitioners.

Faculty Endorsed Documents

Title Authors Date
Updating the Patient Report Forms Used by Police Officers in Specialist Role. Dr Jane Elford, Maggie Franklin, Dr J Hall MBE, Prof. Sir K Porter October 2020
Administration of Methoxyflurane (Penthrox™) as a Pre-Hospital Analgesic by Specialist Police Officers; A Retrospective Audit of Patient Report Forms. Maggie Franklin, Dr Jane Elford, Dr J Hall MBE, Prof. Sir K Porter August 2020
Clinical Skills for Police Officers in Specialist Role: An Audit of Patient Report Forms in 2019 Dr Jane Elford, Miss Maggie Franklin, Miss Amy Elford, Dr J Hall MBE, Prof. Sir K Porter July 2020
Retrospective Audit of Patient Report Forms (PRFs) from semi rural specialist police firearms units January to December 2017 P. Rhimes, S. Williams, J. Hall, K. Porter May 2020
Peer Support for front line workers during the COVID pandemic R. Williams, V. Kemp, S. Stokes, D. Lockey May 2020

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Upcoming System Maintenance & Network Disruption

Due to essential systems maintenance and upgrades there will be intermittent interruptions to some on-line services on Saturday 27th of February. There will be further interruption to some core services on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of March.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.