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How to make your practice a safe place to have a heart attack.

Posted by: Lubas Medical on 18th April 2016

As a medical provider, you will have to deal with a medical emergency happening in your practice at some time.

When a patient is in your care you have a legal “duty of care” to that patient should they be taken ill. The unwell person may be a patient, relative, visitor or even a colleague and the emergency could take place anywhere within your practice or even outside the building.

To make your practice safe you should:

Plan

Prepare

Write a practice policy including:

Practice

Ensure staff practice their roles and know their responsibilities:

Perform

When a medical emergency or injury occurs: