Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, A Strategy For Scotland
RRG are proud to have collaborated with a wide range of stakeholders including Scottish Government, NHS, Emergency Services and Third Sector organisations to craft a national strategy to tackle the challenge of OHCA in Scotland. This document signals a real, joined up commitment to saving lives!
The Ministerial launch of the strategy will be at the Scottish Cardiac Arrest Symposium 2015 on 27th March.
Copies of the OHCA Strategy for Scotland are downloadable from here: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/7484
The unique health data architecture in Scotland allows data from a range of discrete sources to be linked, enabling a powerful perspective on OHCA.
Minister for Public Health, Aileen Campbell, launched the first year OHCA review on a visit to Beeslack High School in Penicuik.
Dr Nynke Halbesma is an expert in epidemiology, who is joining RRG to analyse linked data pertaining to OHCA in Scotland.
Exploring the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour of the general public to responding to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
RRG have tea with the Permanent Secretary at Scottish Government in recognition of their OHCA Policy Award success
Paul Gowens, Karen MacNee and David Cline collected the Scottish Government’s Policy Development Award on 7th December for Scotland’s Strategy for OHCA.
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