• Information to A&E as per national standard (age, gender, incident, ABC problems, relevant treatment, ETA)
      • All treatment should be carried out with the aim of reducing on-scene times and delivering the patient to the     appropriate treatment centre.
      • Initial transport to the nearest appropriate A&E department. Unless local protocols allow direct transfer to     burns facility


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The guidance in this consensus document has been agreed between the BBA and the Pre-hospital Committee of the RCS of Edinburgh.