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  King Edward’s Medical Centre
  King Edward’s Road, Barking,
Essex IG11 7TB
Telephone: 020-8594-2988
Fax: 020-8594-2184
 
 

Academic meetings: Medical staff resources

Academic meetings are conducted every Monday
at 1.00pm in the Seminar room at King Edwards
Medical Centre.

Protected time initiatives meetings:

CCG meetings at 1pm on first Tuesday of every month at CEME centre in Rainham.

Health Visitor Meetings:

Held once per month at Seminar Room, King Edwards Medical Centre Surgery.

Local medical committee:

Please visit www.barkingandhaveringlmc.org.uk.

RCGP:

Please visit www.rcgp.org.uk.

Staff meetings:

As directed by the GPs and Practice Manager.

Multi-disciplinary meeting:

As directed by the Practice Manager.

Medical emergencies

•  IF the emergency occurs in a room - Press the red button on the Hand held call button-assistance will come.
•  If the alarm bell is sounded staff are advised to assemble in the reception area and then staff will be directed.
•  All medical staff (doctors and nurses) who are in the building should go immediately to the reception desk to find out where the emergency is. The medical staff should NOT phone reception.
•  The Practice nurse will collect the emergency bag with her./and depending on the medical situation retrieve the crash trolley ( located in OR).
•  Once all the medical staff are at the reception desk and have found out where the emergency has happened - a team of 1 doctors and 1 nurses go to help out with the emergency.
•  If an emergency occurs in one of the waiting areas or in the surrounding corridors 1 doctors and 1 nurses go to help out with the emergency.
•  Staff at reception will be asked to contact further people/emergency services if needed and redirect any patients from the area involved.
•  If reception staff have no doctor/nurse present- dial 999.

Personal safety

Any staff who feel personally threatened (physically or verbally) by the behaviour of another individual should attempt to remove themselves from the immediate threat and seek help.

Do not try to resolve the situation and leave the room immediately.

If such a staff member is isolated in a consulting room during this situation, they can activate the panic alarm (red button) on the handheld device to summon help.

All medical staff (doctors and nurses) who are in the building should go immediately to the reception desk to find out where the emergency is. The medical staff should NOT phone reception.

A team should go to assist.

The patient's name and the details of the situation should be reported to the Practice manager/ Senior Partner who will act upon the recent incident.

Should there be further problems please dial 999, or call local Police teams listed in all rooms.

Needle stick injury

Should any staff have any exposure to needlestick/ contamination please follow these instructions. For further instructions please look in patient.co.uk.

Immediate:

1. Contaminated Needlestick, Sharps injury, Bite or Scratch

Encourage bleeding, wash with soap and running water.

2. Blood or Body fluid in eyes or mouth

Irrigate with copious quantities of cold water.

3. Blood or Body Fluid on broken skin

Encourage bleeding if possible, and wash with soap under running water (but without scrubbing).

Please report incident and discuss with local Public Health team/ medical team immediately.

History needed - type of injury, donor HIV status if known.

If this risk assessment considers there is a significant risk of HIV,

Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) needs to be started as soon as possible - ideally within 1 hour. (This reduces risk of transmission by 80%).

PEP currently consist of a 28-day course of treatment with a triple combination of antiretroviral drugs, has significant side effects, and needs careful follow up.

Blood:

Injured party: Take blood for virology, (HIV, hep B hep C).

Start PEP where appropriate and consider need for antibiotic therapy or hepatitis B immunisation.

Donor party : Take consent and discuss with patient. If possible take blood for virology, (HIV, hep B hep C).

Fill out accident book and complete critical event .

 
 
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