Setting up & organising casualty clearing stations

Our third free webinar, ‘Setting up & organising casualty clearing stations’ takes place on Thursday 23 July 2020 at 1900 BST.

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Catch up

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  • What is the different between a CCS and a rest centre?
  • How many CCSs should you have?
  • Where to site the CCS
  • Equipment considerations for CCS
  • Infrastructure considerations for prolonged CCS
  • Staffing requirements for CCS
  • Patient flow through the CCS

Setting up & organising casualty clearing stations – Question & answer session

Questions asked during the webinar on Thursday evening:

  • Would you not have a communications officer?
  • It’s interesting that so many events run without any doctors or nurses, or think that one token doctor is enough to satisfy the risk assessment and organisers, when it is very clear that in the situation we are discussing, multiple people of varying seniority are needed?
  • Good to maintain some form of contact for mental health support following a significant incident?
  • How do you deal with event organisers who erroneously believe that the bare minimum staff are all that is needed?
  • The body holding area, I assume, is not initially for those marked as deceased during initial triage, as surely these bodies need to remain in situ for for forensics/ police investigation?
  • It’s important to remember that although event plans are in place these will be superseded by the local ambulance service plans?
  • If you attend an event where they have understaffed the job, you are jointly and severally liable, so you must must must walk off site?
  • Shouldn’t the medical provider have their own insurance?
  • Any plans for a Webinar for next week?
  • When it comes to an inquiry it is expected that the management of the incident would be ‘handed over’?
  • Do we need to book for the JESIP webinar?