Major Trauma Centre: Westminster - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 30th January 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Thornton Baroness Thornton Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 11:06 am, 30th January 2020

My Lords, a study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal found that NHS hospitals seem in many ways unprepared for terror attacks, with half the doctors unaware of emergency plans and just over one-third aware of what to do personally if a major incident is declared. I thought the Minister’s answers were brilliant and very reassuring, but what action are the Government taking to ensure that all doctors receive education on their hospital’s major incident plan as well as an abbreviated version of their own particular role?