Medical emergency response codes

Detention services order 09/2014 explaining procedures for medical emergency response codes.


Medical emergency response codes

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Home Office detention service order explaining procedures for the use of medical emergency response codes.

This document contains information on:

  • the code system
  • detainee symptoms
  • mandatory contigency responses
Published 17 November 2014