CFR Jargon Buster – where you see a term  [like this] is means can be referred to as …. in other establishments/organisations

Please note that CFRs are likely to use a tiny percentage of these but they have been added by request of CFRs in order that they understand patient’s notes, crew discussions etc.

A | B  | C  | DEF | G  | H  |  I  | J  | L  |  M  |  N  | OP  | Q | R | S | T | U | VW  | X  | Y Z   [ Numbers and Characters ]

MCA = Mental Capacity Act

METHANE = M – major incident E – exact location T – Type (RTC/Haz Chem etc) H – Hazards at scene A- Access and egress N- Number of casualties E – Emergency services present and requested

MH = Mental health

MI = Myocardial infarction

MIU = Minor Injury Unit

MMP = Medicine Management Policy

MOI = mechanism of injury

MSC = Motor, Sensory and Circulation

MTC = Major Trauma Centre