OHCA Strategy Award Winning!
WINNER – The Policy Development Award.
Paul Gowens, Karen MacNee and David Cline collected the Scottish Government’s Policy Development Award on 7th December for Scotland’s Strategy for OHCA.
The award that “recognises a project or approach that has brought different strands of successful policy making together and made a real difference in terms of practical delivery, user experience or cost effectiveness:
- Developing sound evidence base and managing diverse range of input.
- Managing the political context in a robust and dynamic manner.
- Developing and designing with implementation in mind, for example through interaction and engagement with users.
- Utilising new and innovative platforms and tools to progress work at pace”
The Resuscitation Research Group showcased their latest projects at the recent prehospital research conference in Stirling.
This guide, prepared by the OHCA Strategy Delivery Group, aims to outline key things that individuals and communities should consider before purchasing and installing a PAD.
In the third year after the launch of Scotland’s Strategy for Out- of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest key CPR and survival data are detailed in a Scottish Government published report.
Half of the Scottish adult population do not feel confident administering CPR – and more than a fifth do not know when it is required, according to a collaborative study involving the RRG and the University of Stirling.
New discussion about The Prior Hypothesis, a new model of fluid balance and exchange.
In October 2017 the Holyrood magazine hosted a British Heart Foundation sponsored round table event gathering policy makers and experts to discuss OHCA.
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