Intranasal Fentanyl

May 12, 2022

There is currently a national shortage of Intranasal Diamorphine therefore we are using Intranasal Fentanyl as a replacement. Dose is 1.5micrograms/Kg for the initial dose… Read more

Obstetric Emergencies at HRI

April 21, 2022

Pregnant patients with Severe Life threatening conditions e.g serious trauma, cardiac arrest, serious medical condition Manage as per ALS/ATLS/MOET guidance (Don’t forget uterine displacement manually).… Read more

Penthrox (Methoxyflurane)

April 1, 2022

Penthrox is an inhaled, patient controlled analgesic for use with moderate to severe acute pain associated with trauma.  Not to be used in atraumatic pain,… Read more

Paeds Liaison Form – EPR

March 13, 2022

The Paediatric Liaison Form (PLF is now part of EPR – how to guide) This form alerts the Paediatric Liaison Team to your concerns so that… Read more

Emergency PEG/PEJ/RIG replacement

February 9, 2022

When a patients with a PEG/PEJ/RIG that has come out attends the ED its important that we can either replace it or insert an EN-Plug OR… Read more

Covid-19: Oximetry @home pathway

January 14, 2022

In 2022 we can now refer Covid-19 patients who are being discharged into the  “Oximetry @home” pathway. CHFT staff need to complete the attached referral… Read more

Chest Trauma – WYMTN

January 6, 2022

Chest injury as part of major trauma, can range from painful to life threatening so prompt treatment and recognition is vital. Esp. in ‘Silver Trauma’… Read more

Covid-19 Trust Isolation (Dec 2021)

December 24, 2021

The trust isolation policies have been updated inline with national guidance. Scenario 1 – Staff member Symptomatic Scenario 2 – Staff member asymptomatic, with a… Read more