Case of the Week 7 – Femoral fracture

July 12, 2024

CHFT Case of the Week 7 – download for links     This weeks case features a young man presenting to CRH with a femur… Read more

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

July 10, 2024

New onset hypertension after 20 weeks of gestation (systolic blood pressure > 140 and/or diastolic blood pressure > 90) And either Proteinuria (urine protein:creatinine ratio… Read more

Opioid Toxicity

July 10, 2024

Opioid Toxicity causes: Drowsiness Respiratory Depression – Hypo-ventilation and decreased respiratory rate Pupillary Miosis Other Symptoms may include (but are not diagnostic or opioid toxicity):… Read more


July 5, 2024

Neurological Observations MUST include the following: A full set of NEWS2 observations ACVPU assessment (alert, new confusion, voice, pain, unresponsive) GCS (Glasgow coma scale) Pupillary… Read more

Major Trauma: STOP>SORT>GO

July 4, 2024

YAS crews may on occasions (rarely) bring us a Major Trauma patient that meets the criteria for bypass to the MTC because they have a… Read more

Paediatric Surgical Pathway – PROVISIONAL

June 27, 2024

As there are now no longer a paediatric clinical team at HRI, the paediatric surgical pathway is up-dating, this is the current provisional pathway, to… Read more

Case of the Week 6 – Back pain and Cauda Equina Syndrome

June 17, 2024

CHFT Case of the Week 6 – Download for links     This weeks case of the week discusses a patient who presented to ED… Read more


June 13, 2024

Three large scale multi-centre trials into Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: ProCESS (USA), ARISE(Aus), ProMISe(UK), all showed the same thing. What works is good early… Read more