Ambulance crew said (he came from area of frequent knife crimes).
A.What is your immediate action? (1 marks)
B.What other conditions in which will you disclose? (1 marks)
Make patient safety and treatment your priority – Treat the patient first.manage with wound accordingly.
The victim should be asked to give consent to informing the police. However, the police should be informed in any case in all non- accidental gun and knife injuries
1-Required by law, e.g. notification of a communicable disease
2-Relating to the courts or litigation, e.g. specific requests from a judge for relevant information
3-Relating to statutory regulatory bodies, e.g. DVLA, where a patient poses a threat to the public
4-In the public interest, e.g. patient has disclosed involvement in serious criminal activity such as
5-To protect the patient or others, e.g. pat ient expresses homicidal intent towards a specific person
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