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Position Statements

The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care are moving toward developing a range of Position Statements. Published Position Statements are listed below.  

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Published Position Statements are available below:

 Title Lead Authors Date

This interim statement on the use of cervical collars stating the need for more evidence, the planned development of a consensus statement and for respect and acceptance they may be used on an individual patient basis.

Interim Statement on the use of cervical collars for pre-hospital spinal immobilisation 


 FPHC  March 2024
Cross Recognition of Emergency Care Courses in Sport  P Jackson, A Smith, M Stone  July 2018
Application of Tourniquets FPHC July 2017
Multi-professional pre-hospital emergency medicine programme   A Thomas, D Cody, P Hyde, A Thurgood, D Lockey, R Mackenzie,K Porter  21 May 2016

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