NARSG supports the Pre-hospital Current Awareness Update, which contains the latest research and supporting evidence for pre-hospital emergency services.

Most articles can be accessed using an NHS OpenAthens account; many are open access and are freely available.  If you want an NHS OpenAthens account you can self-register here (https://openathens.nice.org.uk).  If you need help accessing these articles, please contact the Library and Knowledge Service for NHS Ambulance Services in England (LKS ASE)

For LAS and SWAFT please contact your local library services.

To receive the updates by email each month please sign up here: https://nwas-nhs.libwizard.com/f/cagdpr

The updates are researched and compiled by LKS ASE on behalf of NARSG.

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NIHR Themed Reviews

Care at the scene is a themed review published by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Dissemination Centre. The overwhelming majority of 999 calls are not traffic accidents or heart attacks, the role and the scope of ambulance services has changed radically over recent decades. Typically the calls we respond to now involve people with complex and ongoing health problems who are experiencing a crisis.