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HSC 2000/028: Resuscitation policy

  • Document type:
    Health service circular
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    5 September 2000
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  • Series number:
    HSC 2000/028
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NHS Trust chief executives are asked to ensure that appropriate resuscitation policies which respect patients' rights are in place, understood by all relevant staff, and accessible to those who need them, and that such policies are subject to appropriate audit and monitoring arrangements.

(17 August 2006: Please note that the contact details in this circular are no longer current)

30 June 2011: Please note that the 2007 version of the joint statement from the Resuscitation Council (UK), the British Medical Association, and the Royal College of Nursing, referred to in paragraph 3 of HSC 2000/028, is now available at:

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