The following is a list of equipment that must be available to ensure patient safety in the event of a clinical emergency.
Tracheostomy Care Pack
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Suction equipment and the correct sized catheters should be available (During transfer staff should be aware of location and availability of suction equipment)
Location of emergency resuscitation equipment should be clearly stated in local protocols.DO NOT LEAVE the patient without this equipment. Wards should utilise their own stock to replace equipment at the end point of transfer. If the accepting clinical area is not fully prepared