Core Skills, News & Features — 1 November 2020 at 6:01 pm

BS 8848 for Expedition Medics

The Faculty of Prehospital Care (FHPC) have just published guidance for medics on British Standard 8848. BS 8848 is the good practice guideline for those organising overseas trips, including visits, fieldwork, expeditions, and adventurous activities outside the United Kingdom. This short guide focuses on its implications for expedition medics, especially those just starting out. Given the length and expense of the full standard, it is an excellent primer.

A brief review on BS8848: 2014 and its relevance to new or inexperienced expedition medics