Trauma Care questions current practice, engages in debate and looks to the future


ConclusionsThe take home point of the day appeared to be that paramedics are part of a patient-focused service, and that we must continue to educate and develop, question existing practice, and embrace an evidence-based culture for all to fully maximise patient care now and in the future. The profession is advancing rapidly, led by the College of Paramedics, and positive engagement with all key stakeholders will ensure a bright future. The collar is history, immobilisation is not required for all, and support needs to be available for both mental and physical health among the profession.Should you be interested in finding out more, you can search #traumacare2015 on Twitter or visit the Trauma Care UK website, where DVDs of the conference will be available in the near future: www.traumacare.org.uk/conference.

Subscribe to get full access to the Journal of Paramedic Practice

Thank you for vising the Journal of Paramedic Practice and reading our archive of expert clinical content. If you would like to read more from the only journal dedicated to those working in emergency care, you can start your subscription today for just £48.

CPD Focus

Reading the Journal of Paramedic Practice counts towards your professional development

Develop your career

We provide professional information dedicated to paramedics covering training, education and jobs

Stay informed

Get the latest clinical information to ensure you are aware of the latest think and best practice in paramedicne

Subscribe now

Already registered? - Sign in here

Keep up to date with Journal of Paramedic Practice!

Sign up to Journal of Paramedic Practice’s regular newsletters and keep up-to-date with the very latest clinical research and CPD we publish each month.