Development and implementation of complex healthcare projects.
The 625 provides consultancy services which help clients to build and develop pre-hospital healthcare systems that are robust, capable and resilient. Operating at the local, regional and national level, we assist organisations to provide cost effective emergency and urgent care services.
- Strategy – Policy, procedure and protocol.
- Resources – Command, control and coordination, telephony and communications, vehicles, training and education.
- Location – Mapping of geographical, spacial and topographical areas with vehicle and personnel tracking through GIS technology.
- Access – Search, rescue, confined space, work at height, remote locations, high risk and high threat environments.
- Stabilisation – Clinical skills, command and control
- Transport – Transport of responders and equipment to the incident site and transport of patients to the next phase of care.
- Specialist response – Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear, firearms and explosive threat.
Hostile and Remote Environments
Remote and hostile environments present a unique set of challenges to healthcare provision. Access to definitive healthcare is often limited and subject to substantial delays. In addition, hazards which are likely to negatively impact on health are often prevalent. The 625 provide consultancy services which help clients to develop healthcare systems which are appropriate to the operational setting.
- Select and procure equipment – Prevention, diagnostics and treatment.
- Select, adapt and operate appropriate vehicles – Emergency response, patient transport, command units.
- Design and equip healthcare facilities – First aid rooms, mobile and static treatment centres.
- Healthcare information – Prevention, diagnostics, health records and emergency response plans
- Select and train emergency response staff – First aiders, nurses, paramedics, doctors
The 625 are able to assist with the design, development and implementation of a range of care facilities which are not only appropriate for routine activities, but are also flexible enough to cope with peaks in demand.
- Treatment centres – First aid, minor injuries units and walk-in centres.
- Community facilities – Doctors surgeries, nursing outposts and pharmacies.
- Emergency facilities – Hospital emergency departments, resuscitation and emergency care.
- Major incident – Multi-use buildings, temporary facilities (tenting and inflatable structures).
- Specialist Facilities – CBRNe, logistics centres, denomination and isolation areas.
Major incidents and disasters often involving large numbers of people and require the implementation of special arrangements to manage the triage, treatment, referral and transport of patients. The successful resolution of these kinds of incident relies on the appropriate anticipation, assessment, planning, response and recovery capabilities of health services. The 625 is able to assist with all elements of major incident planning and response for healthcare organisations.
- Hazard identification and risk assessment – Local, regional and national.
- Emergency Response Planning – Policy, procedure and practice development for individuals, departments, organisations and governments.
- Resilience Building – The ability to cope under sustained pressure and recover quickly in the post incident phase.
- Business Continuity – Empowering organisations to maintain ‘normal service; during time if increased and sustained pressure.
- Command, control and coordination – Enabling commanders to perform under pressure.
- Response Equipment – Designing, developing and procuring the right response equipment.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear
The 625 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives unit functions at the operational, tactical and strategic levels to develop organisational plans, response and recovery capabilities. We offer services for local, regional, national and international organisations including;
- Hazard identification – Target identification, threat assessment and hazard analysis.
- Risk assessment – Individual, local, regional, national and international.
- Policy development – Policy, procedure, protocol and practice.
- Training needs analysis – Knowledge, skills, abilities, resources, specialist.
- Training provision – Practical, command and managerial.
- Response – Protective equipment, initial response, decontamination, disinfection, medical care.
- Exercises – Operational, tabletop, virtual and immersive.