Service Association/ Joint Royal
Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee
Clinical Effectiveness Committee
The committee will act to focus and
encourage clinically effective practice within UK
ambulance services in the interest of all patients.
a) To act as a focus through which amulance
service thinking is represented, raising the profile of
clinical effectiveness and encouraging the use of
evidence-based practice within the pre-hospital care
setting whilst establishing national priorities.
b) To advise an setting clinical,
performance, process, and outcome standards. This will
include advice on appropriate measures for any standards
developed, including qualitative measures. Participation
in benchmarking exercises will be encouraged.
c) To foster relationships with other
bodies (e.g. IHCD, NICE, CHImp, Patient Groups, etc.) and
to call upon their expertise whenever required. This will
include advice on National Service Frameworks appropriate
to the ambulance service.
d) To advise, recommend and/ or approve
education programmes relevant to clinical effectiveness
within ambulance services in liaison witrh other agencies
(e.g ASA Training & Education Committee, IHCD etc.).
e) To disseminate all relevant
information via a regular newsletter, an annual
conference, and a web site (linked to the main ASA site,
NICE, other services etc.) This will involve
establishing, maintaining and disseminating a national
database of clinical effectiveness work, including
projects, workshops, audit tools and methodologies etc.
f) To promote research and development
into effectice pre-hospital care.
National Clinical Effectiveness
pieces of the jigsaw together"
guidance and support to the development and
of clinical effectiveness
||To ensure the
progression of clinical effectiveness within the
consultation with local & national bodies
||To identify and
agree national priorities for clinical
in the development of mulit-disciplinary care
ensure an integrated approach
||To contribute to
the development and production of communication
serve the above objectives
Clinically Effective Practice"
Web Site - audit
database, links, publications,
& Education -
audit tools, workshops, evidence of
best practice, surveys
- CANDOUR -
latest information, examples of
AMBEX 2000 - ASA/JRCALC - update skills &
Groups - share information
locally, feed into national
collaborative & comparative projects