24323 - 2020 - Major Incident Plan

I write to you with a request for information under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

With that in mind, I would like to request the names of generic and/or threat/risk specific emergency plans held by the Service, and the table of contents for each.

 

 

  • Reference:
    24323
  • Response:

    I write to you with a request for information under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

    With that in mind, I would like to request the names of generic and/or threat/risk specific emergency plans held by the Service, and the table of contents for each.

     

     

    Major Incident Plan

     

    CONTENTS

    1.0 GENERAL PRINCIPLES 8

    1.1 Introduction 8

    1.2 Planning and Preparation 9

    1.3 Definitions 9

    1.4 Declaration, triggers and Phases 11

     

    2.0 OBJECTIVES OF A MAJOR INCIDENT PLAN 14

    2.1 Specific Objectives 14

    2.2 Managing expectation during a Major Incident 14

    2.3 Specific Risks within EEAST Operational Area 15

     

    3.0 RESPONSIBILITIES 17

    3.1 National Health Service 17

    3.2 Police Responsibilities 20

    3.3 Fire and Rescue Services Responsibilities 20

    3.4 Central Government (Lead Departments) 21

     

    4.0 THE COMBINED RESPONSE 23

    4.1 Objectives for a Combined Response 23

    4.2 Multi-Agency Management Framework 23

     

    5.0 COMMAND CONTROL AND COORDINATION 25

    5.1 Generic Framework 25

     

    6.0 RESPONSE TO A MAJOR INCIDENT 34

    6.1 Operations 34

    6.2 Media 36

    6.3 Mutual Aid 36

    6.4 Voluntary Aid Society Support 37

    6.5 Major Incident Support Units (see EEAST CBRN deployment plan) 38

    6.6 Business Continuity 39

    6.7 Faith/Special Needs and Vulnerable Persons 39

    6.8 Major Incident Plan Audit 40

    6.9 NHS 111 41

    6.10 Occupational Health and Employee Assistance Programme 41

    6.11 Briefing and Debriefing 43

    7.0 ANNEXES …

    7.1 Strategic Command and Control Arrangements 49

    7.2 EEAST Command Action Cards 50

    7.3 Incident Response Flowcharts 58

    7.4 Commonly Recognised Information Picture (CRIP) 65

  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    Emergency Operations
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