The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation guidance.
This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital. It aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes good-quality care in hospital and joint working between health and social services. More...