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Responding to Medical & Psychiatric Emergencies Policy

South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust ‘The Trust’ aims to provide the highest quality care to service users and to minimise risk in all the services it provides. The Trust is responsible for ensuring that all patient areas have robust processes to ensure that immediate access to appropriately trained personnel and equipment to manage both medical and psychiatric emergencies.


Link to the full Policy:

Responding to Medical and Psychiatric Emergencies Policy

Link to the Equalities Impact Analysis:

Responding to Medical and Psychiatric Emergencies Policy - EIA

Link to the Standard Operating Procedures:

Medical Emergency SOP

Initiating and Responding to a Psychiatric Emergency SOP

Link to the SOP Equalities Impact Analysis:

Medical Emergency SOP - EIA

Supporting Staff during Psychiatric Emergency SOP- EIA