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Abstracts for top scoring CEM abstracts, Wednesday 16 September 11.45–12.45, Great Hall
Providing emergency health care for older people in the community: impact on carers
  1. S. Mason,
  2. E. Knowles
  1. University of Sheffield

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    The increase in the size and age of the UK older population has had a major effect on emergency services. Many older people will visit the ED, but not necessarily require significant clinical intervention. The Paramedic Practitioner in Older People’s Support (PPOPS) scheme was set up to provide community-based clinical assessment of older patients contacting the emergency services with …

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