The working group from the RCSEd Faculty of Prehospital Care has released updated guidance for medical provision for wilderness medicine. Their initial work covered best medical care in expedition environments, ‘benchmark’ skills required by practitioners and recommendations for expedition organisers on selecting appropriate medical cover. The revised 2019 version includes updates to the skills framework and expedition risk matrix, and broader consideration of competencies beyond purely medical skills. It’s useful reading for aspiring and established medics, as well as for expedition organisers.
The guidance is freely available here.