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Carbon Monoxide: Poisoning

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to encourage awareness of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning among ambulance, paramedic and accident and emergency staff in the NHS. (322246)

Awareness of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning is important for all clinicians in the national health service and the NHS locally should reflect this in guidance to staff and consider the need for appropriate training as part of their workforce plans.