Managing The Scene

Every emergency situation is unique and there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach that can be applied when responding to calls for help as a healthcare professional. However, taking a structured approach can support you and maximise patient outcome and as ever, good communication on the ground with other services and agencies and via radio to control centres is key in order to get the right help at the right time.

In this section we look at some challenging scenes and talk to some experts about what we can do to manage them and make them safe.