“Safety and security for crews in english emergency vehicles”
About: English ambulances do now have CCTV systems installed. The cameras that are installed inside and on the ambulances record everything and store it. This is meant to increase the safety of the personnel and work as evidence in case anything threatening or so happens. The video can also be sent in real-time to a control room to enable protective measures to be taken.
“The EMS Handoff: Body-Worn Cameras in EMS with Bradley, Eric, and David”
About: A podcast discussing the use of body-worn cameras in EMS. It has been used in law enforcement to increase the safety of the people working in the field. Subjects that are covered are patient privacy concerns, consent and more.
Publication date: 2021-08-11
“The Ambulance Science Podcast: Body-Worn Cameras in EMS”
About: Podcast where the use of body-worn cameras in EMS is discussed. The cameras can be used to explain EMS events.
Publication date: 2021-12-04
“EMAS Ambulance CCTV System Oct 2013”
About: Video where the CCTV system in EMAS ambulances is explained. The video cameras are used for video recording to use as an evidence base in legal aspects.
Publication date: 2015-09-25
“5 pros and cons of cameras in ambulances”
About: Debate article where the author is debating for cameras in ambulances. He lists the pros and cons and discusses around the problems and possibilities. Above all he explains how it can be used for protecting ems employees of false allegations.
Publication date: 2014-09-10
“Body-worn camera rollout speeds up in UK”
About: An article which explains how the NHS in UK has decided to speed up the roll-out of body-worn cameras in all ambulance trusts in the UK. It is believed that the opportunity for EMS staff to record incidents will increase the safety for the staff since it can provide evidence in case of incorrect allegations.
Publication date: 2021-08-03
“Cameras in ambulances: What EMS should know before recording”
About: An article which discusses what type of technological challenges there are of managing video recordings from ambulances but also the legal aspects of patient’s consent to store the video recordings etc.
Publication date: 2015-06-15