Level of Team

 

   

First Aiders:
First Aid at Work with Manual handling and other training which can include oxygen therapy, basic life support, and the use of Automated External Defibrillators. Our First Aiders are trained to recognise major illnesses, traumatic injuries, and the need for spinal immobilization.


First Responders:
As for First Aiders with basic patient assessment skills, initial treatment of traumatic injuries and most First Responders are able to administer life-saving medications.


Ambulance Technician:
As for First Responder with intermediate assessment skills, treatment of traumatic injuries, treatment of major illnesses and administration of medication.


Nurses:
Our Nurses and Advanced Nurse Practitioners are Health Care Professionals registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.  They are able to provide advanced care which can include would glueing and suturing.


Paramedic:
Health Care Professionals registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Paramedics bring the hospital into the field with enhanced patient assessment, cannulation, drug therapy, Advanced Life Support, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, some surgical techniques and are able to administer advanced medication on their own initiative.