International Journal of Emergency Services: Volume 10 Issue 1


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What do practitioners expect from an evaluation report? A qualitative analysis of Dutch crisis management professionals' expectations

Ralf Josef Johanna Beerens, Karin Haverhoek-Mieremet

This paper seeks to overcome the mismatch between evaluation reports and the expectations of the target audience, by identifying crisis management professionals' expectations.

Recruitment, retention and resignation among Non-Career Firefighters

Emelie Lantz, Marcus Runefors

The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of literature about recruitment, retention and resignation among non-career firefighters.

Framework to manage humanitarian logistics in disaster relief supply chain management in India

Saurav Negi, Gaurav Negi

The purpose of this paper is to identify the issues and challenges in humanitarian logistics and to develop a framework for effectively managing the humanitarian logistics in…


Lord Carter's report into NHS ambulance service efficiency; will its findings make a difference and stimulate the service to escape “the mediocrity trap?”

Andy Newton

Review of major policy paper in relation to the ambulance service [in England] efficiency and productivity with reference to observed “unacceptable variation”.

Enhanced self-assessment of CPR by low-dose, high-frequency training

Anna Abelsson, Jari Appelgren, Christer Axelsson

The purpose was to investigate what effect an intervention of low-dose, high-frequency cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training with feedback for one month would have on…

Managing cancer patients care during the COVID-19 outbreak: a literature investigate

Yasemın Özyer, Safiye Yanmış

This review, which was created specifically for cancer care by reviewing the literature, was prepared to provide suggestions for determining the current difficulties in cancer…

Crisis communication in public emergencies: multistakeholders' perspectives

Nele Cannaerts

The main purpose of this paper is to provide empirical evidence for effective crisis communication in public emergencies including the relevance of planning and training and…


Peer support in prehospital emergency: the first responders' point of view

Ana Oliveira, Filipa Teixeira, Félix Neto, Ângela Maia

Being a first responder involves facing a wide variety of stressful situations that could affect health and well-being. Peer support appears as a beneficial strategy to deal with…

Reflections on an NHS ambulance service trust bidding for non-emergency patient transport services

Alan Slater

Ambulance service trusts in England have historically had little or no competition for non-emergency patient transport services (NEPTS), but following the imposition of the NHS…

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