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Intubation Consensus Statement group

Intubation Consensus Statement group 
In May 2017 work began to write a position statement on Paramedic Intubation. Leading experts in this subject area within the profession were gathered to review all the current available evidence. This group met in July to discuss and to develop the first draft of the statement. This statement was reviewed and amended by several key clinical groups and was released to the membership and wider Stakeholder organisations for Consultation from the 11th – 24th September 2017. The Intubation Consensus Statement group met again in October to review the analysis of the Consultation. As a result of this analysis a decision was made to carry out a Rapid Evidence Review which was completed in January 2018. A second formal consultation on the amended draft statement began on the 5th February and ran for 28 days until the 4th March. The group met again on the 29th March to analyse the consultation responses, review any new evidence and to amend the statement accordingly. The Intubation Consensus Statement was finalised in April, it will be launched at the National Conference in May 2018 and published in the June edition of the British Paramedic Journal.