Highly trained ambulance crews ready to respond to major incidents are to be developed across England, health minister Rosie Winterton announces today.

The hazardous area response team project will see crew trained and equipped to work in hazardous areas, including where there is a chemical, biological radioactive or nuclear risk. They will provide advanced life support, triage and treatment to people caught up in major incidents, most usually building collapses, serious road traffic accidents, fires or tube trains stuck underground.

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Highly trained ambulance crews ready to respond to major incidents are to be developed across England, health minister Rosie Winterton announces today.

The hazardous area response team project will see crew trained and equipped to work in hazardous areas, including where there is a chemical, biological radioactive or nuclear risk. They will provide advanced life support, triage and treatment to people caught up in major incidents, most usually building collapses, serious road traffic accidents, fires or tube trains stuck underground.

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