YAS says it will bring in emergency care assistants to work alongside paramedics, but they do not have the same skills as fully-trained paramedics.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Emergency Care
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3) The World Bank's Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries project estimates that 45% of deaths and 36% of disability in low- and middle-income countries could be addressed by the implementation of effective emergency care systems.
THE new specialist emergency care hospital will serve a population of 500,000 in Northumberland and North Tyneside.
The Department of Health plans for Prof Cooke to use his expertise to further improve the quality and safety of emergency care nationally.
Emergency care encompasses not only the care provided in emergency departments, but also "pre-hospital" care and trauma care services.
In an effort to bolster the nation's ability to respond to public health emergencies, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced the availability of $25 million in grants to hospitals and healthcare facilities via an emergency care grant program.