Policy paper

Building the evidence base in pre-hospital urgent and emergency care: a review of research evidence and priorities for future research

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This document reviews the existing research and evidence in the field of prehospital urgent and emergency care, and identifies gaps where future research would be valuable.



It is a resource for organisations and individuals looking for existing evidence to inform policy and practice, and for those planning and funding future research.

It was researched and written by the University of Sheffield Medical Care Research Unit, and was commissioned and funded by DH.