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This SOP will detail the procedure for Emergency Theatre staff to call out the cardiac theatre team and perfusion team in the event of an Advanced Trauma Call activation
2. RELATED DOCUMENTATION
3. AUTHORISED PERSONNEL/SPECIFIC STAFF COMPETENCIES
All theatre staff who work/rotate into Emergency theatre
Cardiac and perfusion call out sheet.
In the event of an Advanced Trauma Call being placed, the Emergency Department team will identify early to the theatre team if the cardiac theatre team and perfusionists are required. If this is this case, it is then the responsibility of the emergency theatre nurse to contact both;
If this is Monday – Friday 0830-1700, then this will be by contacting the theatre coordinator who can then advise on the availability of cardiac theatre.
If this is Monday- Thursday 1700 – 0830 or Friday 1700 – Monday 0800, then it is the responsibility of the emergency theatre team to contact the on-call cardiac theatre team, RHC and city perfusion team via switchboard.
Any planned or unplanned deviations from this SOP must be documented and reviewed by the appropriate personnel
For further information contact
Major Trauma Coordinators: Ext: 84845/ 84930/ 84931
Last reviewed: 21 May 2021
Next review: 21 May 2023
Author(s): Mark Lilley, Katie Brady
Approved By: Major Trauma Coordinators