What does the HSE say about Auto-Injector use?

12 April 2012 in First Aid, Instructor

The HSE state on their website “The use of an Epipen to treat anaphylactic shock is an example of an exemption from the restriction imposed by the medicines legislation. Therefore, first-aiders may administer an Epipen if they are dealing with a life-threatening emergency involving a casualty who has been prescribed and is in possession of an Epipen, and where the first-aider is trained to use it.”

http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/faqs.htm

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