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In response to ‘Top 10 lessons from the Glasgow major incidents’
  1. Sophie Elizabeth Jap Hardy1,
  2. Sabina Fattah2,
  3. Marius Rehn2,3
  1. 1Emergency Department, St Peter's Hospital, Surrey, UK
  2. 2Department of Research and Development, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drøbak, Norway
  3. 3London's Air Ambulance, Barts Health Trust, Whitechapel, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sophie Elizabeth Jap Hardy, Emergency Department, St Peter's Hospital, Surrey KT16 0PZ, UK; sophiehardy50{at}

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The article by Lowe et al1, illustrates how valuable lessons can be learnt from an individual hospital's experience of two major incidents. A major incident is, thankfully a rare occurrence, so when one does take place, every opportunity should be taken to learn from it. …

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